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Just transitions

Understanding a Just Transition for workers

Professor Vera Trappmann is studying policies and initiatives from countries across the world that aim to help protect workers and vulnerable groups in order to further inform policy.

How carbon budgets can push policy towards net-zero

Professor Piers Forster and Dr Chris Smith are leading the development of a new climate model that can improve estimates of the global carbon budget and produce a ‘global warming impact scale’.

Tackling climate change through place-based action

Professor Andy Gouldson and the Place-based Climate Action Network are helping cities to meet their net zero targets, through empowering citizens and businesses to take collective responsibility for climate action.

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.