Zoe Bengherbi

Zoe Bengherbi
Zoe Bengherbi is a Research Fellow in the Energy and Environment Unit. Prior to joining Policy Exchange, Zoe worked as a Researcher at Dearman, looking at the environmental and health impacts of cooling technologies, before becoming an Associate in the team leading the international strategy and engagement. Zoe read Politics at the University of Nottingham, and is finishing an MSc in Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies from The Centre for Alternative Technologies.

Related Publications

Driving down emissions: How to clean up road transport?

In this major new report — by Policy Exchange's Head of Energy and Environment, Richard Howard, alongside Matt Rooney, Zoe Begherbi, and David Charlesworth — the case is set out that the Government must take more action now to tackle the twin problems of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution from road transport. Amongst other key findings, the report's analysis reveals that hitting carbon targets will leave a £9-23 billion p.a. hole in tax receipts by 2030, and that official estimates of vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency are highly misleading.

Power 2.0: Building a smarter, greener, cheaper electricity system

New Policy Exchange report sets out the economic and environmental case for creating a smarter power system, using clean technologies such as battery storage and demand response.

Too Hot to Handle?

Richard Howard, Head of Environment and Energy, warns that the previous Government’s plan to install electric heat pumps in 4 out of 5 homes is a colossal waste of money, and sets out an alternative strategy to decarbonise heating.

Related Blogs

The French Presidential Election: Voting and Polling

In the latest of Policy Exchange's series of blog pieces addressing the run-up to the French Presidential election, Zoe Bengherbi — Energy and Environment Research Fellow — assesses what we can learn from the voting and polling, so far.

Responding to Demands: how can the UK deliver a “smart power” system

Policy Exchange launches Responding to Demands, a new project which will explore how to unlock “smart power” technologies such as storage and demand response.

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