Dr Shih-Che Hsu
Research Fellow in Building Stock and Indoor Air Quality Modelling
Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources
Faculty of the Built Environment
- Joined UCL
- 25th Sep 2019
Energy use and health status represent two of the most important 'outcome factors' when assessing loss caused by climate change and benefits brought by mitigation policies. However, the perception of the distant impacts of climate change makes it hard for people hard to visualize the chain of effects resulting from the initial energy use and how health is affected and therefore understand the urgent need of mitigation investment. Using GIS could visualise the health impact of environmental change and helps people accept the mitigation strategies more easily. By combining the quantified value of energy strategies and the subsequent impacts on environment and human health under different climate risk locations, the analysis will seek to provide causal associations and a more complete and innovative measure for risk assessment. The visual results make policymakers see the results of mitigation strategies more directly.