After beginning his career in as a researcher in industrial safety, and a short period as a scientific publisher, John Brenton has worked in the field of carbon reduction for twenty years. He worked first in sustainable transport, then worked for the Marches Energy Agency, a Midlands charity helping organisations to improve their energy efficiency, tackle fuel poverty and install renewables. There he designed some of the first carbon management plans for local authorities and housing associations. Since 2005, he has worked at the University of Bristol on a variety of behavioural, control and infrastructure projects aimed at reducing the carbon impact of the University, and has contributed data and expertise to academic research. John also sits on the Board of The Energy Consortium, a public-sector energy procurement body, with whom he is developing innovative ways for universities to contribute to an accelerated roll-out of renewable energy.
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What is the Anthropocene and what does it mean for cities? What actions will follow climate emergency declarations?