A mother has won the right to a fresh inquest over whether air pollution caused the death of her nine-year-old daughter

A mother has won the right to a fresh inquest over whether air pollution caused the death of her nine-year-old daughter

EiD writes regularly about the impact of air pollution. Jasmine Andersson writes on the I newsletter website about the efforts of one mother to have a new inquest to determine whether air pollution caused the death of her nine-year-old daughter. It will be important to follow future developments in the inquest.   Death of nine-year-old … Continue reading

Why can’t we effectively tackle fuel poverty?

Why can’t we effectively tackle fuel poverty?

Paul Brown wrote an article in The Guardian that there continues to be many deaths when there is cold weather in Britain. Surely, after so many years of addressing this, we know how to solve it and, more importantly, we are addressing it effectively. Brown mentions that last winter there were 50,100 excess deaths in … Continue reading

The air conditioning challenge in the Mediterranean Basin

The air conditioning challenge in the Mediterranean Basin

Frédéric Dubessy writes on the econostrum.info website about a recent study by the World Bank to address the increasing penetration of air conditioning with the need to promote energy efficiency and reduce energy consumption.   Solar power bringing energy efficiency to Mediterranean air-conditioning Faced with an explosion in the numbers of air-conditioners in the Mediterranean … Continue reading