Environment and energy

Access the latest news and information relating to environment and energy research. We fund research on key environment and energy issues such as climate change, sustainability, waste management, environmental change and energy. New environment and energy research outputs are regularly added to our research catalogue.

Environment and energy topics


Major research investments

Pylons and sunset

ESRC's major investments relating to environment and energy research.

Feature in focus

The hope and hype surrounding GM crops a decade ago has evolved into a more complex and mixed story.


Research grants

Research outputs

Case studies

Press releases

Evidence briefings