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Delivering co-benefits

Transforming infrastructure to reach net zero

Dr Katy Roelich is developing a new long-term planning approach for changing infrastructure so it can meet the growing social and environmental challenges facing cities.

Capturing carbon through UK woodlands

Professor Dominick Spracklen and Dr Cat Scott are exploring the carbon storage capacity of UK woodlands, to help quantify and maximise the role forests can play in achieving net zero emissions.

Taking the carbon out of transport

Professor Greg Marsden and Professor Jillian Anable are working to help local authorities identify what action they could be taking to progress their transport path towards net zero emissions.

Bioenergy: turning a pest into energy

Dr Andy Ross is working with an international team of researchers to try and turn water hyacinth from a pest into a source of energy from biomass.