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

Baker, K.J., 2024. Scottish homes are nowhere near ready for net zero. The National, 3rd March 2024. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., 2023. EPC-Zee. Common Weal, 6th October 2023. Available at:

Chapman, D., Neil, A., Anderson., A., & Baker, K.J., 2023. Re-booting the National Energy Company for Scotland with Geothermal Energy. A Common Weal discussion paper. Available at: 

Dalzell, C., & Baker, K.J., 2022. The story of Common Weal's fight for a Scottish public energy company. The National, 30th November 2022. Available at: 

Anderson, A., Baker, K.J., & Truebig, A., 2022. We need to be making more of Scotland’s good news skills story. The National, 20th November 2022. Available at:  

Baker, K.J., 2022. Welsh ambitions are powering ahead of Scotland’s. Common Weal, 28th October 2022. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., 2022. The UK is facing an energy bills crisis, and no major party is prepared for it. The Conversation, 24th August 2022. Available at: and republished in Brave New Europe: ; Yahoo News: ; ProIQRA: ; Pipa News: ; News Now: ; UK Daily News: ; ABBO News: ; Noovell: ; RS News: ; LNU News: ; FGN News: and an updated version in The Watermelon at:

Baker, K.J., 2022. Why we must support Alex Rowley’s Passivhaus Bill. Common Weal, 14th July 2022. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., 2022. Dr Keith Baker: Highlands and Islands can help end fuel poverty for all. The National, 4th June 2022 (hard copy), 8th June 2022 (digital). Available at: 

Baker, K.J., 2022. Climate change: UK’s net zero target is under threat because there’s no plan to pay for it. The Conversation, 24th May 2022. Available at:

Baker, K.J., 2022. As energy prices are due to rise, we can’t ignore the plight of those rationing their energy use. Energy Action Scotland, Energy Review, Spring 2022. Available at: 

Common Weal, EPRi, The Nuclear Consulting Group, Scientists for Global Responsibility, Scottish CND, & 100% Renewable UK, 2022. Joint statement on Nuclear Power. Available at:

Baker, K.J., 2021. Don’t ignore those rationing their energy use. Common Weal. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., 2021. IPCC report: global emissions must peak by 2025 to keep warming at 1.5°C – we need deeds not words. The Conversation, 9th August 2021. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., Anderson, A., Hunter, E., McAlpine, R., Chapman, D., Dalzell, C., & Hanlon, C., 2021. 21 for 21: The Climate Change Actions Scotland Needs Now. Statement by Common Weal, EPRi & the BEAM Centre at GCU. Available at:

Baker, K.J., 2021. Why using hydrogen to heat homes is more hot air. Source News, 15th March 2021. Available at: And syndicated to Brave New Europe as Why Hydrogen as Fuel is so Problematic, 15th March 2021. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., & Mould, R., 2021. Will reforming EPCs tackle energy efficiency and fuel poverty? Energy Action Scotland, Energy Review Spring 2021. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., 2020. The stakes have never been higher in the battle for 100% renewables. Source News, 12th November 2020. Available at:  

Baker, K.J., 2020. Why homeworking must become a right. Source News, 8th July 2020. Available at:

Baker, K.J., 2020. How should our approach to energy use change post-lockdown? Source News, 9th June 2020. Available at:

Baker, K.J., 2020. Eliminating fuel poverty in a post-Covid world. Source News, 5th May 2020. Available at: 

Baker, K.J., & Mould, R., 2020. Evidence Summary on Energy Performance Certificates and the delivery of energy efficiency and fuel poverty policies in Scotland. (Redacted version published 04/10/21). Available at:

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., & McKelvie, L., 2020. Better, Warmer Homes. EPRi and Common Weal, 20th February 2020. Available at:

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: 

😀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:

Baker, K.J., & Styles, P., 2019. UK government’s fracking ‘ban’ has a convenient loophole. The Conversation, 8th November 2019. Available at: 

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:

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:

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: 

Baker, K.J., 2019. Rebuilding the market for sustainable timber: Some thoughts from Scotland. Invest Foresight, 24th August 2019. Available at: and in Russian at: 

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:

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:

The National, 2019. Common Weal urges Scottish Government to adopt radical heating networks. Available at:

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:  

The National, 2019. New report hails potential of Scottish national energy company. Available at:

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: Shareable link to published version: 

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: 

Baker, K.J., & Mould, R., 2018. Energy Performance Certificates - An Alternative Approach. A Common Weal policy paper. Available at:

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., & Restrick, S., 2018. Rethink fuel poverty as a complex problem. Nature Energy, 2nd July 2018. DOI: Available at:  

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. Available at:  

Baker, K.J., 2018. Energy expert says fracking risks outweigh the potential benefits. The Herald, 10th January 2018. Available at:

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. Available at:

Wood, G., & Baker, K.J. (eds), 2017. A Critical Review of Scottish Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 2017. Available at:

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:  

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:

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:

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:  

Unaegbu, E., 2017. Scaling Household Energy Poverty in Nigeria. Nigeria Electricity Hub. Available at:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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

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

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:

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. Available at:

Baker, K.J., Emmanuel, R., & Phillipson, M., 2012. Support for RPP2 - Housing Futures. Report for ClimateXChange Scotland. Available at:

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:

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.