Scenarios are increasingly being used as a tool to inform climate policies at the global down to the local scale. Tyndall Manchester provides innovative methods and tools for long-term scenario analyses.
Emissions accounting can be broadly defined as the systematic identification and estimation of emissions arising within a defined boundary, geographical or organisational.
Tackling climate change and wider sustainability issues involves the formulation and implementation of specific policy instruments. Tyndall’s work on policy and governance has focused on two potential policy instruments, sustainability meta-labelling and Personal Carbon Trading.
Our approach at Tyndall Manchester is based on understanding consumption, the acquisition of goods and services, as an activity that takes place as part of the myriad social practices comprise our everyday life, including cooking, doing the laundry and commuting to work.