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Dr Douglas Crawford-Brown

Dr Douglas Crawford-Brown

Director, Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR)

Douglas Crawford-Brown is available for consultancy.

Research themes


Research focuses on the role of bioenergy in low carbon trajectories in the UK and globally, with particular interest in the trade-offs between bioenergy and other issues such as water availability, water quality, crop production, land use, etc.

Buildings and Cities:

Research focuses on the design and delivery of low carbon buildings, infrastructure and behaviours, with a particular interest in human-technology interfaces as a means of stimulating low carbon behaviours.

Resource Dynamics:

Research focuses on sustainability of resource use, including closing of material and energy resource cycles, and the natural services of ecosystems.

Policy, Economics and Risk:

Research focuses on secondary health benefits of low carbon energy trajetcories; climate change risk mitigation policy assessment; risk-based decision making; decisions under uncertainty.

Departments and Institutes

Department of Land Economy:


  • Policy