- Children and the Environment
- ELiCiT (Exploring lifestyle changes in transition)
- Foundations for Sustainable Living
- Mapping Rebound Effects
- PASSAGE (Prosperity and Sustainability in the Green Economy)
- Policy Dialogue
- Price Responsiveness of Demand in Energy
- Resilience and Sustainable Lifestyles
- Sustainability Transitions in Food Systems
- Sustainable Living in Remote Rural Scotland
Senior Fellow, SPRU Energy Group, SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research), University of Sussex, UK
Steve is an energy and climate policy specialist with 20 years of experience in academic and consultancy research. He is currently deputy director of the Sussex Energy Group (SEG) at SPRU, University of Sussex, co-manager of the Technology and Policy Assessment function of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and Honorary Senior Fellow at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College.
Steve trained as an electrical engineer and spent four years working in industrial R&D laboratories before gaining an MSc in Science and Technology Policy in 1991. Since joining SPRU he has undertaken a range of research on energy and environmental policy, with particular focus on energy modelling, energy efficiency, emissions trading and resource depletion. This work is primarily informed by economics and has included case studies, statistical analysis and modelling. Steve has published three books, twenty academic papers, twelve book chapters and more than one hundred research reports. He has extensive experience in leading national and international research projects and has acted as consultant to the European Commission, the UN, UK government departments, the Environment Agency, the Sustainable Development Commission, private sector organisations and NGOs Steve’s work has been widely reported in the technical and popular press. His current research interests include rebound effects for households and the impact of climate policy on employment.