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Carbon Monoxide Are you at risk?

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety ACCIDENT PREVENTION, CARBON MONOXIDE, HOME SAFETY, POISONING, VENTILATION This booklet provides information on carbon monoxide gas and provides information, advice and safety tips to prevent accident ...

NI Domestic Market Opening- Six Month Review

Utility Regulator DECISION MAKING, EVALUATION, FUEL POVERTY, COMPETITION, DOMESTIC MARKET Following domestic market opening in June 2010, the UR committed to performing a six month review of the development of domestic competition in the market. This pape ...

Evaluating the co-benefits of low-income energy-efficiency programmes

International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy efficiency The International Energy Agency’s Energy Efficiency Unit (EEU) has begun a new programme of work on innovative energy-efficiency policies for mitigating fuel poverty. The IEA's current research focu ...

Wealth, Inequality and Social Polarisation in the EU

European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Poverty and social exclusion in the EU This publication aims to explain what wealth is and how social polarization is currently growing in the EU and worldwide, providing a whole range of statistics on these issues.Thi ...

Health in the Green Economy

World Health Organization (WHO) CLIMATE CHANGE, ECONOMIC FACTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HOUSING, POLICY MAKER, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, WELLBEING “……Evaluation of the health impacts of climate mitigation strategies is critical to informed decisions that wi ...

Cash by any other name? Evidence on labelling from the UK Winter Fuel Payment

Beatty, T.K.M., Blow, L., Crossley, T.F. and O'Dea, C., Institute for Fiscal Studies EXPENDITURE, FUEL POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD, WEATHER Standard economic theory implies that the labelling of cash transfers or cash-equivalents (e.g. child benefits, food st ...

Is there a “heat or eat” trade-off in the UK?

Beatty, T.K.M., Blow, L. and Crossley, T.F., Institute for Fiscal Studies Fuel poverty In this research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the authors merged detailed household level expenditure data from older households with historical local weather in ...

Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health

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The Cost of affordable Warmth

Energy Action Scotland and National Energy Action The relationship between Government and energy supplier investment This report examines the relationship between Government and energy supplier investment in programmes to mitigate fuel poverty and the ext ...

The Long Cold Winter: Beating fuel poverty

Bird, J., Campbell, R. and Lawton, K., Institute for Public Policy Research and National Energy Action Tackling fuel poverty This report reviews the current policy landscape on fuel poverty and asks where policy should go next, if fuel poverty is to be ad ...

"You just have to get by" Coping with Low Incomes and Cold Homes

Anderson, w. and White, V., Centre for Sustainable Energy and Finney, A., University of Bristol Fuel poverty, Income poverty, Child poverty This report describes the findings of a study of the coping strategies of low-income households in GreatBritain, fu ...

Pilot Central Heating and Insulation Scheme for Older eople Evaluation

cotter, N. and Silke, D., Centre for Housing Research The installation of central heating and insulation to homes which did not have these already installed The Pilot Central Heating and Insulation Scheme was announced in May 2007 by the then Minister for ...

Change of Supplier Update for Week Ending 27th March 2011

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Review of Area-based Energy Efficiency Initiatives in Scotland: Final report to Consumer Focus Scotland

CAG Consultants Area-based approaches to improving domestic energy efficiency The role of area-based approaches to energy efficiency is increasingly seen to be pivotal in addressing these challenges. Such approaches typically involve all households in a p ...

Impact of Wind Generation on Wholesale Electricity Costs in 2011

Clancy, M. and Clifford, E., Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and EIRGRID Sustainable energy A study on the Irish electricity system revealed that the growing levels of wind generation on the electricity network are not adding to the wholesale pric ...

Energy Statistics: Statistical Press Release

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Energy trends Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices publications were published on 31 March by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Energy Trends covers statistics on energy production and ...

Hard to Treat Homes in Northern Ireland: Evaluation Report

Liddel, C. Fuel poverty Fuel poverty and its effects on health and mental health Climate change and human factors Smart meters and effective customer interface Primary health care and mental health care in Northern Ireland Mental health impact assessment ...

Deaths in Northern Ireland (2010): Lowest Death Rates Ever Recorded

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) ALL CAUSES OF MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY, CANCER, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, FUEL POVERTY, MORTALITY, OLDER PEOPLE, STROKE AND TIA Last year there were 14,500 deaths registered in Northern Ireland, a small ...

Director of Public Health Annual Report 2010 and associated core tables 2009

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Reverse the 'real brain drain' for our children, urges Director of Public Health

The second annual report of the Director of Public Health (DPH) for Northern Ireland was published today. This significant report highlights the many public health challenges that affect people in Northern Ireland. Dr Carolyn Harper, Director of Public He ...