Three new researchers join the SILCI team!

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From October 2017, three new researchers have joined the SILCI team for the duration of their PhDs. Emma Cassar joins us from the Maltese government where she has been working jointly with the European Commission on climate change policy. Laurie Kerr has moved back to the UK from Holland where she has completed her Masters […]

Report, slides and photos from workshops on disruptive low carbon innovations

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Two workshops were held in London in March 2017 to explore the potential contribution of disruptive innovation to reducing carbon emissions. The innovator workshop on March 7th focused on innovations and markets, bringing together leading firms, investors, market intermediaries, and policymakers in different domains including mobility, cities, energy supply, and food. The researcher workshop on […]

Kathryn Myronuk to join a high-level workshop on disruptive low carbon innovations

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The SILCI project team are really excited that Kathryn Myronuk is coming over to the UK to join a high-level workshop on disruptive low carbon innovations. Kathryn is Chair Emeritus at the Singularity University in California, and a leading global thinker on exponential technologies and disruptive trends. Among many other accolades, Kathryn was named by CNN as […]

SILCI: Social Influence and Disruptive Low Carbon Innovations

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A low carbon transition requires disruptive innovations to challenge prevailing technologies and practices. Many disruptive low carbon innovations have been adopted, but in small numbers. Examples include car sharing networks, car free communities, and net zero energy buildings. To mitigate climate change, these and other innovations must diffuse or spread into the mass market. In the absence of strong policy […]