Conference: Making Decarbonisation Fair

Making Decarbonisation Fair

1st March to 4th March 2021


Exploring the relationship between energy poverty and decarbonisation policies in Europe. The third ENGAGER network conference.


Fuel Poverty Research Network, Defesa do consumidor (DECO), Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE -FCT NOVA), and the ENGAGER-COST (European Energy Poverty: Agenda Co-Creation and Knowledge Innovation funded by European Co-operation in Science and Technology) network invited researchers, practitioners and policymakers to an interactive, four-day online knowledge exchange workshop.

The event focused on collaborative learning on important questions relating to ensuring fairness in the transition to decarbonised energy and housing systems. It brought together people with a shared interest in energy, housing and fairness working in different sectors and across Europe, including high-profile speakers from research, Government, European institutions and consumer organisations.


The online conference attracted a truly global audience.


Event outputs will include:

  • Policy and research briefings
  • Special issue of People Policy and Place (Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research’s journal)
  • Special issue of Sustainability, ‘Multidimensional Perspectives for Energy Poverty Sustainable Mitigation’ 
  • Workshop report
  • An agenda for further exploration of the topic

The outputs of the conference will include a Proceedings so participants will be encouraged to contribute with an extended abstract of their paper (full papers are, however, not required).


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