Tyndall Manchester’s research covers a wide range of issues relating to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Our interdisciplinary approach means that we employ a diverse range of research methods and theory. Each research area below outlines the key research challenges and how we are looking to address them:
An holistic and global approach to the technical and environmental performance, governance, economic and social acceptability issues that can arise designing and delivering energy systems.
Championing a pragmatic allocation of carbon budgets between countries, based on the principles of science and equity.
Investigating how radical alternatives to today’s food production systems may benefit the water-energy-food nexus.
Seeking to understand the social, economic and political factors that influence energy systems at a community level.
Researching new business models for a circular economy, to tackle the challenges of putting its principles into practice.