Esin is a Policy Analyst working on UK energy and climate policy with a particular focus on sustainable growth, economic opportunities of net zero and decarbonisation of hard-to-abate sectors.
Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Esin spent over two years at the Energy Institute as an Energy Analyst to produce timely insights for a range of audiences across the energy system in the UK and around the world. Esin holds a MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures, with distinction, from Imperial College London where she carried out extensive research on policies for promoting bioenergy in UK agriculture, and a BSc in Management Science from University College London.
- Sustainable growth
- Decarbonisation pathways for the UK energy system
- Role of societal and behavioural change in a transition to net zero
Policy - 2021
CCUS is necessary for the UK to reach its net-zero goals. This report assesses economic and potential employment opportunities and implications for the skills needed, as well as transferable strengths and capabilities from other sectors and barriers and enablers for CCUS growth in the UK. Read more
The UK's net-zero commitment assumes the use of greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies, but there is little understanding of how they might be funded and who will bear the cost. This study prepared for the National Infrastructure Commission analyses how the distribution of costs for funding these technologies impacts society across income deciles. Read more
This submission was made by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the ESRC Centre for... Read more
News - 2021
The Government should firmly embed CCUS within its Net Zero Strategy, to boost jobs in the UK’s regions and demonstrate its commitment ahead of COP26 to stopping climate change, says Esin Serin. Read more
Carbon pricing should be part of nothing less than a significant and broad package of post-COVID fiscal reforms, say Esin Serin and Josh Burke, as they outline what these reforms should look like. Read more
This is the moment for the Government to take every opportunity to lead by example in the drive to cut emissions in a fair and equitable way, says Esin Serin, as she evaluates the Treasury’s recently published Net Zero Review interim report. Read more