31/01/23 31 January 2023 -
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Expert Comment: Let's bring the city centres back to the peoplePublic authorities must experiment as they establish clean air/low emissions zones in city centres - along with studying the data. Evidence should be at the heart of climate-friendly policies, but there is real risk that political demands for 'perfect evidence' could actually undermine both attempts to improve air quality and the potential for transformative change.
09/11/22 9 November 2022 -
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Is the future of transport electric? Focusing solely on electric vehicles and technology is actually slowing down the path to zero emissions. Christian Brand, Associate Professor in Transport, Energy and Environment and chapter contributor to Greta Thunberg's new 'The Climate Book' explains how we meet Paris-compliant decarbonisation targets for the transport sector.
03/11/22 3 November 2022 -
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Private jet startups want you to believe they're climate friendly A new generation of private jet startups are keen to boost their environmental credentials, writes Freya Pratty for an article in Sifted. Includes expert comment by Prof Tim Schwanen.

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09/11/22 9 November 2022 -
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Is the future of transport electric? Focusing solely on electric vehicles and technology is actually slowing down the path to zero emissions. Christian Brand, Associate Professor in Transport, Energy and Environment and chapter contributor to Greta Thunberg's new 'The Climate Book' explains how we meet Paris-compliant decarbonisation targets for the transport sector.
03/11/22 3 November 2022 -
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Private jet startups want you to believe they're climate friendly A new generation of private jet startups are keen to boost their environmental credentials, writes Freya Pratty for an article in Sifted. Includes expert comment by Prof Tim Schwanen.
19/10/22 19 October 2022 -
Opportunities and Obstacles for EV Car Sharing
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Opportunities and Obstacles for EV Car Sharing Sharing electric has the potential to decarbonise our road transport systems more quickly and inclusively but a new briefing note by Dr Hannah Budnitz highlights whilst the demand for EV car sharing is on the rise a lack of funding for accessible and reliable charging infrastructure for shared EVs is preventing the demand from being met. Find out more.
07/10/22 7 October 2022 -
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TSU hosts UDESMO project workshop On Wednesday 31 August and Thursday 1 September the TSU hosted a workshop, co-organised with colleagues at Cranfield University, as part of the Urban Development, Energy infrastructure and Sustainable MObility (UDESMO) project.
30/09/22 30 September 2022 -
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New Report: Digital Reset. Redirecting Technologies for the Deep Sustainability Transformation A new report "Digital Reset" published today shows how digital technologies can support the quest for such a deep sustainability transformation. The report provides a blueprint for the European Union on how to reconceptualize digitalisation so that it first and foremost contributes to achieving carbon neutrality, resource autonomy and economic resilience while supporting equity and fully respecting citizen's rights and privacy.
13/09/22 13 September 2022 -
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Shaping urban futures: New Peak Urban open access online course A new Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) 'Shaping Urban Futures' is now available on the Coursera platform, available from September 2022.
12/09/22 12 September 2022 -
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The Global Challenges in Transport: Transjakarta - University of Oxford Programme Kick-off Today, 12th September 2022, PT Transjakarta Indonesia and the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) of the University of Oxford launched a partnership on human resource capacity development. The Transjakarta-TSU partnership aims to leverage the world-class expertise of the University of Oxford in transportation and infrastructure to address Jakarta's urban transportation challenges and is enabled by support from Equatorise Advisory.
22/07/22 22 July 2022 -
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ELEVATE meeting On 28 - 29 June 2022, the Innovative Light Electric Vehicles for Active and Digital Travel (ELEVATE) team had their first in-person meeting at the SoGE. The gathering featured seven team members from the universities of Leeds, Oxford, and Brighton.
07/07/22 7 July 2022 -
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Energy demand reduction options for meeting national zero-emission targets in the UK A new study published in Nature Energy found that without substantial levels of energy demand reduction the UK will be unable to achieve net-zero by 2050.
06/06/22 6 June 2022 -
The environmental benefits of cycling over driving
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The environmental benefits of cycling over driving Dr Christian Brand, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor, shares facts on the environmental benefits of cycling in a new video for World Bicycle Day.
19/05/22 19 May 2022 -
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The importance of going electric equitably Why a policy approach that is not only 'innovative', but also inclusive, is needed if the transition to EVs is to accelerate and succeed.
10/02/22 10 February 2022 -
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EV charging for those without driveways: Oxford researchers launch guidance for policymakers Researchers from the University of Oxford's Transport Studies Unit (TSU) and Energy and Power Group (EPG) have today released a series of briefings for policymakers to support the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs).

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