Yangsiyu Lu is an assistant professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou). She was a DPhil researcher in the Economics of Sustainability group at the Institute of New Economic Thinking. Her multi-disciplinary research focuses on energy, climate and the environment. She is particularly interested in three areas: 1) cleantech innovation, 2) energy finance, and 3) environmental risks.
She holds a DPhil degree specialised in Environmental Economics from the University of Oxford, a master’s degree in Energy and Environment from IMT Mines Albi, and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Empirical analysis of Chinese overseas power plant investments: Likelihood of suspensions and associated environmental risks
18 Aug 23
Power sector investment is crucial to accelerate a sustainable energy transition, but not all invest...
Plant conversions and abatement technologies cannot prevent stranding of power plant assets in 2°C scenarios
10 Feb 22
Continued fossil fuel development puts existing assets at risk of exceeding the capacity compatible ...
Climate change and Emerging Markets after Covid-19
01 Dec 20
This paper by Professor Cameron Hepburn and his team at the University of Oxford Smith School of Ent...
The Challenge of Using Epidemiological Case Count Data: The Example of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and the Weather
27 Aug 20
The publicly available datasets on confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths provide a key opportunity to ...
Direct and indirect electrification of chemical industry using methanol production as a case study
01 Jun 19
This work aims to explore the electrification of chemical industry taking the production of methanol...