Clair Gough is a senior research fellow at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester. She is the Research Area Champion for societal responses and leads the work package on social licence to operate. With a focus on CCS and biomass energy with CCS (BECCS), Clair has extensive experience in energy-related social scientific research, including expert elicitation processes, public attitudes and responses, and ethical assessment, as well as integrated socio-technical assessments. Her recent publications include the first integrated scoping study of BECCS technologies, analyses of the explicit and implicit assumptions underpinning the feasibility of BECCS in Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) and she lead-edited the first book bringing together latest thinking on BECCS technical, engineering, climate modelling, policy and social and ethical aspects of the technology, published in 2018.
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University of Manchester
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research