Research Reports

The Economics of Low Carbon Cities - Palembang, Indonesia
July, 2014

The report outlines a compelling economic case for climate action at the city scale in Palembang,Indonesia. It also provides a detailed evidence base on the investment requirements, returns and carbon savings of a wide range of low carbon measures, which can be used to underpin and strengthen applications for investment from a range of sources.

The Economics of Low Carbon Cities - Palembang, Indonesia - Executive Summary
July, 2014

This study aims to provide an evidenced based approach to a low carbon development path in Palembang, Indonesia, examining whether there is an economic case that can be used to secure large-scale investment in energy efficiency and low carbon development in the city.

The Economics of Low Carbon Cities - Johor Bahru and Pasir Gudang,Malaysia - Executive Summary, Malaysian Edit
July, 2014

This study aims to provide an evidence base for Johor Bahru and Pasir Gudang, and to use this to examine whether there is an economic case that can be used to secure large-scale investments in energy efficiency and low carbon development in the cities. 

Energy Storage in the UK and Korea: Innovation, investment and co-operation
July, 2014

This report explores where complementary strengths and needs exist between the UK and Korea in the area of energy storage. 

Liquid Air on the Highway
June, 2014

This latest report from the Liquid Air Energy Network and CLCF focuses on the proposition that Liquid Air technology can reduce NOx, PM and CO2 emissions whilst reducing diesel consumption and costs for haulier and bus operators, and bring jobs and investment to Britain.

The Economics of Low Carbon Cities - Johor Bahru and Pasir Gudang,Malaysia
June, 2014

This Climate Smart Cities report focuses on providing an evidence base to inform low carbon decision making for Johor Bahru and Pasir Gudang in Malaysia. The study examines whether there is an economic case that can be used to secure large-scale investments in energy efficiency and low carbon development in the cities.

First 'game-changing technologies' report - Liquid Air Technologies, a guide to the potential.
October, 2013

Liquid air technologies is widely recognised as offering the potential to deliver reductions in fuel bills, air pollution and carbon emissions,while simultaneously boosting energy security and creating jobs.

The Economics of Low Carbon Cities: A Mini-Stern Review for Birmingham and the wider urban area
September, 2013

Compared to 1990 levels, Birmingham and the wider urban area could reduce its carbon emissions by 2022 by 10.8% through cost effective investments that would pay for themselves (on commercial terms) over their lifetime.

New Climate Alliances
New Climate Alliances - cover
August, 2013

The range of actors who encounter climate change adaptation and mitigation in their everyday experiences, and the levels of scales at which climate issues are experienced and tackled, go far beyond national governments. This report explores the new climate alliances emerging in the absence of an ambitious international framework.

Liquid Air in the Energy and Transport Systems (Executive Summary)
May, 2013

One of the biggest challenges of decarbonisation is to develop new energy vectors. The Executive Summary introduces liquid air as an increasingly attractive opportunity and provides key recommendations for policymakers, business and researchers.

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