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Brexit air quality repeal pledge 'threatens UK's electricity free trade'

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Professor Michael Grubb (Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources) says that Brexit followed by a repeal of EU environmental rules could threaten free trade on UK interconnectors. Read: S&P Global Platts

Hannah Fry: ‘There’s a mathematical angle to almost anything’

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Professor Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) is interviewed about her media work and future plans. Read: The Guardian

Solar energy industry says subsidy cuts have led to 18,000 job losses

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Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Built Environment) comments on reports of extensive job losses in solar energy industry following recent changes to government energy policy. Read: The Guardian

CarbFix project

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Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources) comments on the CarbFix project and how the process of carbon capture and storage works. Listen: BBC World Service ‘World Update’ (from 43 mins 23 secs)

Brexit backfire? UK actually has more ‘energy sovereignty’ inside the EU than out

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Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources) explains why energy isolation would be more expensive and less secure for the UK. Read: The Conversation

AJ100 practices name Bartlett 'best school' – again

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The UCL Bartlett has been rated the best architecture school in a survey completed by the staff of AJ100 practices for 13th successive year. Read: Architects Journal (£)

Mindset and not toolset - it's all about people

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Professor Andrew Davies (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) says that although size can bring many challenges to project management, it’s not really the issue. Read: Raconteur

With HS2 dubbed over-priced by experts, does Britain have a problem with big infrastructure projects?

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Dr Robin Hickman (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) argues why HS2 is proof that Britain has a problem with large-scale infrastructure projects. Read: City AM

UK’s first fracking since 2011 may not be as bad as feared

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Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources) says the UK’s geology may mean fracking isn’t profitable. Read: New Scientist

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