Until September 2007, Brenda led the Lower Carbon Futures group at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford. In November 2007, she wrote Home Truths: a low-carbon strategy to reduce UK housing emissions by 80% by 2050 for FOE and The Co-op Bank. She has subsequently provided supporting evidence for the Friends of the Earth and Help the Aged’s Judicial Review of the Government’s policies on fuel poverty in England. Brenda has now, in theory, retired.
"It was like having sex with Richard Dawkins and the Pope at the same time. Incredibly stimulating arguments. "
Julian Gough, novelist