This paper, published in the journal Political Studies, investigates how politicians develop a democratic case for action on climate change.
This report, for the British Academy, profiles eleven community energy projects across England, Scotland, Wales and six other countries. It focuses on the cultural factors influencing community energy.
The British Academy have also produced a report drawing on this research, offering policy recommendations for community energy.
At the Paris summit in 2015, 196 countries will meet to sign a new climate change agreement. But will it be meaningful and result in action? As well as outlining what needs to be agreed at the summit, this report by Green Alliance, produced with Christian Aid, Greenpeace, RSPB and WWF, sets out what has changed since the first Rio summit in 1992, the prospects for this agreement and why global agreement is needed.
How can we transform our energy markets to put people at the centre of energy policy? This essay is part of a collection by Green Alliance which looks at how to deliver sustainable communities, reconciling the importance of social and environmental capital with the need to create many hundreds of thousands of new homes.
Comparing the decentralised, community-focussed energy policy of Denmark with our centralised commercial system, and suggesting new directions for UK energy policy. Part of a collection on mutuals and the co-operative economy.
An essay as part of a collection on new directions for energy policy.
This report, commissioned by Co-operatives UK and The Co-operative Group, offers insights from visits to five co-operatively owned energy projects. In early 2012 we will be publishing a set of policy recommendations to government, based on our findings.
A political think piece for Green Alliance, arguing that energy politics should be refocussed around demand, not supply