We report on an energy poverty workshop that was hosted in Brussels last week by the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament.
We continue our reports from recent stakeholder workshops held in the EVALUATE case study countries.
Harriet Thomson summarises the presentations and discussions that took place during a recent event on fuel poverty and energy vulnerability in Europe. The workshop was hosted in Manchester by the Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy and cities@manchester.
The EVALUATE team has been undertaking extensive fieldwork activities across Eastern and Central Europe over the past few months. In the first of four updates on this process, we report on the context and nature of our work in Hungary.
Jenni Cauvain, a team member of the CHARISMA project reflects on the current issues related to community retrofit and social housing in Greater Manchester, which were debated at the recently organised workshop.
A reminder for our forthcoming event …
The relationship between domestic energy vulnerability and economic austerity in Greece is discussed in a new policy document issued by a recently completed research project.
EVALUATE/CURE research associate Sergio Tirado Herrero recently participated in an international symposium in Belfast, with a video introducing the aim and context of some of our recent work, as well as key results and emerging ideas on the spatially-contingent and multi-scalar nature of domestic energy deprivation in Europe.
Unconventional gas exploitation has recently become a hot political issue across Europe (and the UK in particular), supplementing the intense public interest and controversy that it has continuously attracted in the US. University of Manchester doctoral researcher Craig Thomas reflects on his own work on the issue, as well as relevant recent and forthcoming work within the Centre forContinue reading “Moving beyond the polemic: Shale gas as a focal point for discussion on key energy issues”
Following its overwhelming presence at the last three Annual Conferences of the Royal Geographical Society, energy geography research is now featured to a similar extent at the US counterpart of this event: the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). This year’s meeting took place in Tampa (Florida) and was extremely well attended by geographers from across the world.Continue reading “The AAG in Tampa: Energy geographers take over”