‘Disruptive’ Low Carbon Innovation in China
Climate change is perhaps the single greatest challenge facing humanity, demanding a global transition to low-carbon societies. Carbon use, however, is embedded into everyday life, so profound innovation is needed for this low-carbon shift – to develop different ways of dwelling and working, building and producing, travelling and shopping.
This website offers resources exploring the argument that so-called 'disruptive' low-carbon innovation, which focuses on low-cost social redefinitions of existing technologies, has an extremely important role to play in meeting this momentous challenge.
It has been constructed with the sponsorship of the UK’s Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), via the assistance of Science & Innovation Network team of the British Consulate General, Shanghai, and the project ‘UK-China Networks of Low Carbon Innovation’, funded by the Advanced Institute of Management Research and the Economics and Social Research Council. We gratefully acknowledge their support.