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Policy and extreme energy consumption

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Some UK households and individuals use vastly more energy than others. Nationally, reducing personal demand for energy is an important part of meeting the commitment to reduce carbon emissions. However, despite occasional attempts to identify and stigmatise particularly ‘excessive’ gadgets or activities, energy policy has not been framed around reducing excessive consumption. By bringing empirical evidence about variations in energy consumption together with the history of policy debate on li...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Grant:
EP/L024756/1
Publisher:
DEMAND Centre
Host title:
DEMAND 2016: Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand Centre Conference
Journal:
DEMAND 2016 Proceedings More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-05-31
Acceptance date:
2016-03-04
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uuid:89e0fe2a-b90f-4fb9-9847-94b2e30efd3b
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613927
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2016-04-06

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