Yangsiyu Lu is an environmental economist and engineer. She was a DPhil researcher in the Economics of Sustainability group at the Institute of New Economic Thinking. Her research is multidisciplinary, focusing on energy transition, environmental issues, and climate change. She is particularly interested in three areas of the net-zero transition: 1) driving clean innovations, 2) fostering energy investments, and 3)mitigating 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 master’s and bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
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...