Project News

Tyndall Centre talk on Changing Institutions in a Changing Climate

Audley Genus was invited to give a talk in January 2017 at the prestigious Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at University of Manchester. He spoke about the need for and difficulties of institutional change in a changing climate, referring to projects he has undertaken in relation to community energy and creating ‘eco-neighbourhoods’ as well as looking forward to developing work on ENERGISE.

ENERGISE – an offspring of the SCORAI Europe community

SCORAI Europe is a community that contributes forward-thinking research and teaching in the area of sustainable consumption, while also bridging academic research with mainstream thinking and policy-making. We are an international network of professionals working to address challenges at the interface of material consumption, human fulfilment, lifestyle satisfaction, and technological change.

Expert consultation on lifestyles in the EU calculator project

ENERGISE consortium member and lead for the « comparing across cultures and contexts » work package Marlyne Sahakian recently attended a one-day workshop and stakeholder consultation at the University of Sussex in Brighton, joining the EU Calculator team in discussing lifestyle changes and drivers in Europe across countries and sectors.

Future Earth and ENERGISE

ENERGISE collaborates with the emerging Future Earth Knowledge Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SSCP KAN).

Searching for sustainable energy projects engaging households

Are you involved in a project that seeks to change the way people use and consume energy? Are you promoting energy efficiency and lower energy consumption in households? Whether you are an NGO, an energy agency, a business, or perhaps a group of neighbours ora social club, we would like to hear and learn from you!