The first food security estimates for London
Back in October 2018, we wrote about the GLA’s plans to measure food security in London for the first time, through a series of questions included in the Survey of Londoners. The Survey has now concluded and the first results have been published on the London Datastore. With regard to food security the picture is…26/06/19
Measuring food security in London
In the Mayor of London’s draft Food Strategy he commits to ensuring to do all he can so that all Londoners can eat well and that they are able to enjoy food security for themselves and their family. Many Londoners are not able to eat well at home, in part because of issues relating to…19/10/18
How many undocumented children live in London?
Estimating the numbers of migrants in the UK is notoriously difficult, especially those with an irregular migration status who may not be counted in official government statistics. It is not for nothing that the task has been described as counting the uncountable. However, information about the population of children and young people who are not…20/01/20
Obesity Network Members
Obesity Network Investigators Professor Mark BirkinProfessor of Spatial Analysis and Policy and Director of the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) Dr Michelle MorrisPostdoctoral Research Fellow in the Consumer Data Research Centre Professor Steven CumminsProfessor of Population Health & NIHR Senior Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Dr Pablo MonsivaisProgramme lead – Dietary public ... Read more Obesity Network Members\nThe post Obesity Network Members appeared first on Consumer Data Research Centre.29/04/20
Population Projections Explorer
Understanding London’s population, and how and where it can be expected to change, is central to so much of the work undertaken at the GLA, in the boroughs and by many others across the capital. Each year the GLA Demography team produces an updated set of population projections which provide a huge amount of data…02/03/20
REA: BIOENERGY IS THE “LITTLE-KNOWN LEADER” IN BRITISH RENEWABLES
\r\n\t• Bioenergy revealed as largest source of UK renewable energy;\r\n\t• Bio-power provides 11% of UK’s electricity, equivalent to four Sizewell B Nuclear power stations.\r\n\t• Biofuels ‘equivalent to taking 1...
Consumers, Vehicles and Energy Integration reports
- Stuart Brennan
The Consumers, Vehicles and Energy Integration project delivered unique and detailed insight on mainstream consumer behaviour when using and charging battery and hybrid electric vehicles, to understand the changes that will be required of existing infrastructure with the growth in low carbon transport.\nThe post Consumers, Vehicles and Energy Integration reports appeared first on Energy Systems Catapult.
Energy Systems Catapult Report ‘Innovating to Net Zero’
A new report by Energy Systems Catapult has found Net Zero by 2050 is possible if the UK supports innovation and scale-up across three essential areas – Low Carbon Technology, Land Use and Lifestyle.The post Energy Systems Catapult Report ‘Innovating to Net Zero’ appeared first on BIEE.
Smart Charging – A UK Transition to Low Carbon Vehicles
- Stuart Brennan
‘Smarter Charging: A UK Transition to Low Carbon Vehicles’, released by The Energy Technologies Institute lay the foundations for how extensive access to vehicle smart charging can prevent energy system a barriers to mass-market uptake of electric vehicles.\nThe post Smart Charging – A UK Transition to Low Carbon Vehicles appeared first on Energy Systems Catapult.
ETI report highlights hybrids as option for decarbonising HGVs
- Alec Peachey
\n \n \tThe report, ‘HGVs and their role in a future energy system', aims to address the decarbonisation options for HGVs as part of the wider energy system to help the UK reach an 80% reduction in greenhouse...\n