Publications

Here's a handy list of relevant publications by the team.

Baker, K.J., & Wood, G., 2019. Our time is up: Why we have just 12 years to eliminate the fossil fuel industry and transform society. Commonspace, 19th November 2019. Available at: https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/14912/our-time-why-we-have-just-12-years-eliminate-fossil-fuel-industry-and-transform 

😀Out now😀: Wood, G., & Baker, K.J., (eds), 2019. The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Fossil Fuels and Energy Transitions. Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 2019. Available at: https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783030280758

Baker, K.J., & Styles, P., 2019. UK government’s fracking ‘ban’ has a convenient loophole. The Conversation, 8th November 2019. Available at: https://theconversation.com/uk-governments-fracking-ban-has-a-convenient-loophole-126475 

Unaegbu, E.U., & Baker, K.J., 2019. Assessing the Potential for Energy from Waste Plants to Tackle Energy Poverty and Earn Carbon Credits for Nigeria. International Journal of Energy Policy and Management, 2019; 4(2): 8-16 ISSN: 2472-9477; ISSN: 2472-9493. Pre-publication version available at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1f9W74QozUShaTE4DvzyFp7i6u4vpcnmE

Crichton, S., Burbaite, R., & Baker, K.J., 2019. Living Positively: Research into the energy advice and support needs of householders with dementia. Report for the European Social Fund by Scarf and Glasgow Caledonian University. Available at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Bu39CuAmZ2cVcdmIThdOwtNkC9K5aRkB

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., Dalzell, C., McAlpine, R., & Shafi, J., 2019. Carbon-free, Poverty-free: Heating options for rural Scotland. Policy paper for Calor by Common Weal, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the Energy Poverty Research initiative. June 2019. Available at: https://commonweal.scot/policy-library/carbon-free-poverty-free

Baker, K.J., 2019. Rebuilding the market for sustainable timber: Some thoughts from Scotland. Invest Foresight, 24th August 2019. Available at: https://investforesight.com/rebuilding-the-market-for-sustainable-timber-some-thoughts-from-scotland/ and in Russian at: https://www.if24.ru/ekologichnaya-drevesina-rossii/ 


Baker, K.J., & Mould, R., 2019. Just Warmth: Developing equitable and sustainable district heating systems in Scotland. A Common Weal policy paper, 12th May 2019. Available at: https://commonweal.scot/policy-library/just-warmth

Baker, K.J., 2019. Paying for your sins: Why carbon offsetting is not a serious approach to climate change. Commonspace, 1st May 2019. Available at: https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/14185/keith-baker-paying-your-sins-why-carbon-offsetting-not-serious-approach-climate

The National, 2019. Common Weal urges Scottish Government to adopt radical heating networks. Available at: https://www.thenational.scot/news/17633939.common-weal-urges-scottish-government-to-adopt-radical-heating-networks/

Pridmore, A., Baker, K.J., & Wistow, J., 2019. Impacts of Climate Change on Social Care in Scotland. Report for ClimateXChange Scotland by Aether UK, Glasgow Caledonian University, and Durham University. May 2019.

Mould, R., & Baker, K.J., 2019. Scotland needs an energy policy that delivers radical solutions. Commonspace, 19th March 2019. Available at: https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/14002/scotland-needs-energy-policy-delivers-radical-solutions  

The National, 2019. New report hails potential of Scottish national energy company. Available at: https://www.thenational.scot/news/17417404.new-report-hails-potential-of-scottish-national-energy-company/

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., Stewart, F., Restrick, S., Melone, H., & Atterson, B., 2019. Never try and face the journey alone: Exploring the face-to-face advocacy needs of fuel poor and vulnerable householders. Energy Research and Social Science, Vol. 59, (2019) pp. 210-219. Pre-pub version at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YlNs00kkijMf24lSe5iG53n75BBLpvNh/view?usp=sharing Shareable link to published version: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1YhpP7tZ6ZjK7R 

Baker, K.J., Morgan., G., Mould, R., & Wright, I., 2019. Powering Our Ambitions: The role of Scotland’s Publicly Owned Energy Company and the case for a Scottish Energy Development Agency. A Common Weal policy paper. Available at: http://139.59.184.70/sites/default/files/2019-02/National%20Energy%20Company.pdf  

Baker, K.J., & Mould, R., 2018. Energy Performance Certificates - An Alternative Approach. A Common Weal policy paper. Available at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=13NC1J2U2S_WB_O-xAQYoqgtHr_07SX5d  

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., & Restrick, S., 2018. Rethink fuel poverty as a complex problem. Nature Energy, 2nd July 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0204-2 Available at: https://rdcu.be/2j8E  

Atterson, B., Restrick, S., Baker, K.J., Mould, R., Stewart, F., & Melone, H., 2018. Down to the Wire: Research into support and advice services for households in Scotland reliant on electric heating. Report for the Consumer Futures Unit, Citizens Advice Scotland.

Baker, K.J., 2018. Energy expert says fracking risks outweigh the potential benefits. The Herald, 10th January 2018. Available at: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15816945.Energy_expert_says_fracking_risks_outweigh_the_potential_benefits/

Baker, K.J., & Stewart, F., 2017. “Warm, friendly, reliable, and do what they say they do”: An Evaluation of South Seeds’ Energy Advocacy Services. Glasgow Caledonian University & Dr Fraser Stewart, December 2017.

Wood, G., & Baker, K.J. (eds), 2017. A Critical Review of Scottish Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 2017. Available at: https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783319568973

Baker, K.J., 2017. Electricity is a rip-off – we need a truly radical intervention in the energy market. The Conversation, August 2017.Available at: https://theconversation.com/electricity-is-a-rip-off-we-need-a-truly-radical-intervention-in-the-energy-market-77502  

Mould, R., & Baker, K.J., 2017. Documenting fuel poverty from the householders’ perspective. Energy Research and Social Science, 31, (2017), pp.21–31. Open access pre-publication version available at: http://researchonline.gcu.ac.uk/portal/files/25041224/Baker_documenting_fuel_poverty_from_the_householders_perspective_FINAL_REVISION.pdf

Mould, R., & Baker, K.J., 2017. Uncovering hidden geographies and socio-economic influences on fuel poverty using household fuel spend data: A meso-scale study in Scotland. Indoor and Built Environment, Vol. 20, (7), 1-23, DOI: 10.1177/1420326X17707326. Available at: https://www.energypoverty.eu/publication/uncovering-hidden-geographies-and-socio-economic-influences-fuel-poverty-using-household

Pridmore, A., Smith, A., Baker, K.J., Ahlgen, C., & Williamson, T., 2017. Evidence Review of the Potential Wider Impacts of Climate Change Mitigation Options: Built Environment Sector. Report for the Scottish Government. Available at: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00513151.pdf  

Unaegbu, E., 2017. Scaling Household Energy Poverty in Nigeria. Nigeria Electricity Hub. Available at: https://www.nigeriaelectricityhub.com/2017/04/10/scaling-household-energy-poverty-in-nigeria/

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., & Restrick, S., 2016. Proiseact Spéird – The Spéird Project: Understanding influences on fuel poverty in rural and island Scotland. Final report for the Eaga Charitable Trust, November 2016. Available at: https://www.eagacharitabletrust.org/the-speird-project/

Baker, K.J., 2016. Nearly 20 years later, fuel poverty is still as high in Scotland as it was in 1996. Scottish Energy News. Available at: http://www.scottishenergynews.com/nearly-20-years-later-fuel-poverty-is-still-as-high-in-scotland-as-it-was-in-1996/

Baker, K.J., 2016. Scotland’s not even close to getting on top of fuel poverty – here’s why. The Conversation, 31st October 2016. Available at: https://theconversation.com/scotlands-not-even-close-to-getting-on-top-of-fuel-poverty-heres-why-67917

Maiden, T., Baker, K.J., & Faulk, A., 2016. Taking the Temperature: Review of Energy Efficiency and Fuel Poverty Programmes in Scotland. Report for Citizens Advice Scotland by CAG Consultants, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the Energy Agency. Available at: http://www.cas.org.uk/publications/taking-temperature

Baker, K.J., & Roaf, S., 2015. Energy Storage: Report on the ICARB International Energy Storage Workshop, 2014. Available at: www.icarb.org 

Baker, K.J., & Roaf, S., 2014. Carbon Accounting for Cities and Communities: Report on the 6th International Conference on Carbon Accounting. Available at: www.icarb.org

Mould, R., Baker, K.J., & Emmanuel, R., 2014. Behind the Definition of Fuel Poverty: Understanding differences between the Fuel Spend of Rural and Urban Homes. Queens Political Review, Vol. II, 2014, Issue 2, pp. 7-24.

Teedon, P.L., Gillespie, M., Lindsay, K., & Baker, K.J., 2014. Parental perceptions of the impacts the built environment has on young children's health: a qualitative examination and lay assessment amongst residents in four Scottish communities. Health and Place, 28 (2014), pp. 50-57.

Baker, K.J., Emmanuel, R., & Phillipson, M., 2014. Review of the Energy Assistance Package. Report for the Scottish Government. Available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Built-Environment/Housing/warmhomes/fuelpoverty

Unaegbu, E., & Baker, K.J., 2014. Assessing Community Perception and Attitude towards Climate Change and Flooding in the Lower Benue River Basin, Nigeria. Journal of Earth Science and Climatic Change, 2014, 5:6.

Emmanuel, R., & Baker, K.J., 2012. Carbon Management in the Built Environment. Routledge. June 2012.

Baker, K.J., Emmanuel, R., & Phillipson, M., 2012. Support for RPP2 - Abatement - Built Environment. Report for ClimateXChange Scotland.

Baker, K.J., Emmanuel, R., & Phillipson, M., 2012. Support for RPP2 - Housing Futures. Report for ClimateXChange Scotland. Available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/resource/0038/00389071.pdf

Baker, K.J., Griffiths, P., Teedon, P., & Thomson, C., 2011. Delivering climate change through behaviour change: the work of civil society organisations. Northern European Social Science Conference, Stockholm, June 2011.

Scott, J., Baker, K.J., & Reid, S., 2011. Improving Energy Efficiency in the Housing Sector in Scotland: Exploring the Role of Regulation. Report for Consumer Focus Scotland.

Baker, K.J., Lomas, K.J., & Rylatt, M., 2010. Energy Use. In Jenks, M., & Jones, C., Dimensions of the Sustainable City 2, pp. 129-143.

Roaf, S., Baker, K.J., & Peacock, A., 2008. Evidence on Hard to Treat Properties. Report for the Scottish Government. Available at: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2008/10/17095821/0


Baker, K.J., & Rylatt, M., 2008. Improving the prediction of UK domestic energy demand using annual consumption data. Applied Energy, Volume 85, Issue 6, June 2008, pages 475-482.

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