- Start date: 1 September 2011
- End date: 31 August 2014
- Funder: EPSRC
- Primary investigator: Professor Greg Marsden
Disruption is a 3-year project taking a fresh new look at people’s mobility, including their travel and use of computers, mobile phones etc. The aim of the project is to create opportunities for change that will reduce the energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector.
Transport is the only sector of the UK economy where emissions of greenhouse gases are continuing to steadily grow. Travel patterns are often assumed to be habitual and therefore difficult and politically sensitive to change yet change seems critical if we are to meet our ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets.