Today we are with Professor Stefan Bouzarovski from the University of Manchester. He has just published a book on energy poverty. Called, Energy Poverty: (Dis)Assembling Europe’s Infrastructural Divide, published by Palgrave Macmillan. He is also the Chair of the Steering Committee for The EU Energy Poverty Observatory. On today's episode we discuss the observatory and energy poverty in the EU, how research on the issue can inform policy choices. We talk about the role of academics, including the role of geographers and how we can produce research that makes a difference.