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.
On the 21st of May 2014, the Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy (CURE) hosted a workshop on Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure. The event was organised under the auspices of the RGS-IBG funded EVENT project and co-financed by SEED’s Urban Champion scheme. Cities@manchester and the Energy Geographies Working Group of theContinue reading “Energy, austerity, informality workshop report”
The EVALUATE project has published a policy brief directed at decision-makers across Europe. The brief focuses on energy prices and general poverty trends in the European Union. It is being issued to coincide with the commencement of EU Sustainable Energy Week and the ManagEnergy Annual Conference, where our team is represented Stefan Bouzarovski at a plenary panel discussion.
The Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy at the University of Manchester is organising a one-day workshop on ‘Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure’. The workshop will take place in Manchester on the 21st of May 2014. The workshop aims to explore the diverse conceptual debates focusing on the nexus of everyday practicesContinue reading “Call for participants: Workshop on ‘Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure’”
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”
The Vulnerable Consumer Working Group (VCWG) of the European Commission hosted a workshop on ‘Energy vulnerability in Europe’ on the 27th of February 2014. The workshop, which took place in the DG Energy Headquarters in Brussels, was organized as part of the work programme of the EVALUATE project. It featured 17 presenters from 10 European countries,Continue reading “EVALUATE workshop report – Energy vulnerability in Europe”
Future Climate and CURE will be organizing a Stakeholder Roundtable to discuss the emerging findings from our research into energy issues in houses of multiple occupation, which is being funded by the Eaga Charitable Trust. The event will take place in Central London on Tuesday 25 February 2014, from 10:00am until 12noon. The roundtable is partContinue reading “Stakeholder roundtable on energy issues and policy in housing in multiple occupancy”
On the 4th of February CURE hosted a cities@manchester Urban Forum on ‘Austerity, Warmth, and Well-being: Connecting Fuel Poverty and Urban Health’ together with the Institute of Population Health. Organised as a panel discussion, it was chaired by Arpana Varma (Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester) and had Pat Karney (Labour Councillor at the Manchester City Council), DamianContinue reading “CURE co-hosts an Urban Forum on fuel poverty and urban health”
CURE Directors Joe Ravetz and Stefan Bouzarovski connect the recent CURE launch event (featuring a lecture by Durham University geography professor Harriet Bulkeley) with topical developments in the UK energy sector.