Outputs

Journal Articles

The water-energy-food nexus at home: New opportunities for policy interventions in household sustainability

A key output from the nexus project work, lead authored by Mike Foden with the rest of the project team, published in The Geographical Journal.

This paper contributes to the nascent transdisciplinary research agenda of translating home practices research into wider conceptualisations of “intervention”, with a specific orientation towards academic and non-academic stakeholders who are interested in influencing systems of sustainable consumption and production within, and across, the WEF sectors.

Foden M, Browne AL, Evans DM, Sharp L, Watson M. The water–energy–food nexus at home: New opportunities for policy interventions in household sustainability. Geogr J. 2018;00:1–13. https://doi.org/10.1111/geoj.12257

Reports

The Reshaping the Domestic Nexus project produced 4 reports for different partner organisations. It was through the process of co-producing with partners the presentation of evidence that the change points idea was developed, and its potential for development identified by partners.

Fats, oils, grease and kitchen practices implications for policy and intervention

doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13146.24005

This report, produced in consultation with Waterwise,is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption and addressing the policy challenges this presents. To demonstrate this ‘change points’ approach this report focuses on one such topic: household disposal of fats, oils and grease (FOG) Read more


Food waste and kitchen practices: implications for policy and intervention

doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23212.56960

This report, developed in consultation with Defra, is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption and addressing the policy challenges this presents. To demonstrate this ‘change points’ approach this report focuses on one such topic: household food waste. Read more


Food waste, food safety and kitchen practices: implications for policy and intervention

doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.10747.62243

This report, developed in consultation with the Food Standards Agency, is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption and addressing the policy challenges this presents. To demonstrate this ‘change points’ approach this report focuses on one such topic: household food safety in relation to food waste Read more


Energy use, flexibility and domestic food practices: implications for policy and intervention.

doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.16398.46405

This report, developed in consultation with the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption and addressing the policy challenges this presents. To demonstrate this ‘change points’ approach, in this report we focus on one such topic: tackling energy use in the provision of food at home. Read more