We argue that the research community needs a roadmap to reduce its emissions following government targets, which ironically are based on findings of the research community.
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Dr Ruth Wood is a member of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research based at the University of Manchester where she is a Senior Lecturer in Environment and Climate Change. Her research interests include developing and applying emissions and energy accounting methods to different sectors and spatial scales to inform decarbonisation strategies and the relationship between society and infrastructure and its effect on both resource demand and resilience to future climate change impacts.
Ruth originally trained as a Chemist specialising in environmental science at the University of Bristol graduating in 2001 with a 1st Class (Hons) MSci. After graduating she worked as a civil servant in policy development before joining the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia to undertake an interdisciplinary Environmental Science PhD. Her PhD research, completed in 2007, explored the co-benefits of greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions reduction for cities and regions.
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