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Fixing Fuel Poverty: Challenges and Solutions

Boardman, B. Fuel poverty The book begins by discussing the political awakening to the issue and exploring just who constitutes the fuel poor. It examines the factors that contribute to fuel poverty- low incomes, high fuel prices and poor quality housing- ...

Climate Change 2014: Impact, Adaptations, and Vulnerability

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in ...

Effect of Air-Pollution Control on Death Rates in Dublin, Ireland: An Intervention Study

Clancy, L., Goodman, P., Sinclair, H., Dockery, D.W. The effect of the Irish Government intervention (which banned the marketing, sale, and distribution of bituminous coals within the city of Dublin) and an assessment of the effect of the ban of coal on d ...

Hitting the Right Targets: Pre-Budget Submission 2008

Society of St. Vincent De Paul Pre-budget submission on inequalities This pre-budget submission represents the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's views as to how a more socially just Ireland can be developed at a time when there are gaping inequalities ...

Mainstreaming Poverty and Social Exclusion- Pre-Budget Submission 2008

Combat Poverty Agency Pre-buget submission of Combat Poverty Agency Combat Poverty’s pre-budget submission for Budget 2008 focuses on a number of key public service areas which will contribute to reducing poverty and social exclusion. Social exclusion is ...

Making Positive Ageing a Reality- Age Action Pre-Budget Submission 2008

Age Action Ireland Pre-budget submission of Age Action Ireland's population is ageing and its needs are changing. Age Action Ireland believe the Government must begin its response to those changing needs now, or face much greater problems in the futu ...

Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS)

Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) Pre-budget submission of the Money Advice and Budgeting Service The Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) was established in 1992 to help people on a low income to cope with debts and take control of their own ...

Simon Community of Ireland: Pre-Budget Submission 2008

Simon Community of Ireland Addressing the issues that currently result in people being without a home Simon has a vision of society where no-one is homeless. They believe this vision is achievable with a period of concentrated investment and commitment by ...

A Climate Change Risk Assessment for Northern Ireland

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Climate change, Risk Assessment This climate change risk assessment for Northern Ireland has been produced as part of the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA). The CCRA is required under Secti ...

Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2010

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) Household, Population, Employment, Income, Education The Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) in Ireland is a household survey covering a broad range of issues in relation to income and living conditions. I ...

Health as the pulse of the new urban agenda- United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito 2016

World Health Organization (WHO) Housing, Sustainable development Urban development This report considers how to integrate health into urban planning, investments, and policy decisions, so as to support the implementation and achievement of the goals and o ...

Ambient air pollution: A global assessment of exposure and burden of disease

World Health Organization (WHO) Air pollution, Pollutant, Burden of disease, Exposure, Health impacts This report presents a summary of methods and results of the latest WHO global assessment of ambient air pollution exposure and the resulting burden of d ...

Generation System Performance Report, Quarter 3 2012

Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) Wind generation The CER publishes a weekly update providing a summary to the market of relevant information concerning generation on the Irish system. This is compiled and presented as an updated report on the genera ...

Decision on the National Rollout of Electricity and Gas Smart Metering

Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) Electricity, Gas. Smart Metering This paper outlines the descision by the CER, after taking account of responses recieved to its recent consultation on this topic, to proceed to the next phase (Phase 2- Requirements ...

Census 2011- Population and Household Estimates for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Census, Statistical data, Population Phase one of the first release from the 2011 Census is now available Some key highlights include: The population on Census Day was 1,810,900 – the highest ever re ...

Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) Thematic Report on children 2004- 2010

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Living conditions This report focuses on the financial circumstances of children (aged less than 18) and individuals living in households with and without children in Ireland, from 2004 to 2010.    Summary of main findings_ ...

Home Energy Conservation Strategy: Sixteenth Annual Progress Report (2012)

Housing Executive, Northern Ireland Energy conservation This is the 16th annual progress report as required under the Home Energy Conservation Act (1995). The Housing Executive measures progress on the energy efficiency targets of residential accommodatio ...

Atlas of Health and Climate

World Health Organization (WHO) Weather, Climate, Major health challenges The Atlas of health and climate is a product of this unique collaboration between the meteorological and public health communities. It provides sound scientific information on the c ...

Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2012

Aldridge, H., Kenway, P., MacInnes, T. and Parekh, A. In-work poverty The 'low-pay, no-pay' jobs market keeps millions in poverty and holds the economy back The annual Monitoring poverty report, written by the New Policy Institute, analyses tren ...

The Cost of Cold

Age UK Why we need to protect the health of older people in winter Winter brings many challenges for us as we get older – dark days mean people get out less, and ice and snow can increase the fear and risk of falling. But research shows that cold is the b ...