Tagged with fuel poverty

Australia looks to addressing energy poverty

Australia looks to addressing energy poverty

Undoubtedly there is more awareness of energy poverty and how to tackle it. Nicola Willand, Research Consultant, Sustainable Building Innovation Laboratory at RMIT University and Ralph Horne, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor, Research & Innovation; Director of UNGC Cities Programme; and Professor, RMIT University together with Trivess Moore, Lecturer at RMIT University provide a detailed article … Continue reading

Understanding fuel poverty is a multi-faceted problem

Understanding fuel poverty is a multi-faceted problem

Although fuel poverty affects a wide variety of households in diverse ways, the English government’s definition of who is experiencing fuel poverty is too narrow, argues Lucie Middlemiss, Associate Professor in Sustainability at the University of Leeds. She explains why that is, and what other countries can teach us about alternative approaches. Importantly, she makes … Continue reading