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Fuel Poverty

Murphy, E. and NI Assembly Research Team, Northern Ireland Assembly FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, LOCAL AUTHORITY This paper was commissioned on behalf of the Committee for Social Development to assist the Committee in evaluating what role it should play in a ...

Measuring and Monitoring Fuel Poverty in the UK: National and Regional Perspectives

Liddell, C., Morris, C., Rae, G. and McKenzie, P. University of Ulster Fuel poverty Throughout the industrialised world, fuel poverty is the most commonly accepted term with which to describe a household’s inability to afford basic standards of heat, powe ...

'What's Left' Disposable Income Tracker Index

Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) Disposable income, Expenditure, Taxation   The Irish League of Credit Unions has today announced the results of the third 2011 ‘ What’s Left’ disposable income tracker index. The tracker index records how much disposab ...

Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing: Summary Report

World Health Organization (WHO) ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINANT, FUEL POVERTY, HOME SAFETY, HOUSING, POLICY MAKER This summary report presents key findings of the report “Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing”. It provides evidence ...

Environmental Health Inequalities in Europe

World Health Organization (WHO) Social determinants of health Recent debate on the social determinants of health has indicated that the unequal distribution of health and well-being in national populations is a major challenge for public health governance ...

Estimates of Home Insulation Levels in Great Britain: January 2012

Department of Energy & Climate Change House insulation It is estimated that at the start of January 2012: There are 26.7 million homes in Great Britain. Of these 23.3 million have lofts, 18.9 million have cavity walls with the remaining 7.8 million ha ...

Energising Northern Ireland: An Independent Report by Lord Whitty for the Consumer Council

Lord Whitty Energy strategy, Domestic energy consumer This report was proposed by the Consumer Council for NI to look at energy strategy from the point of view of the domestic energy consumer- not just today’s consumer but also of consumers well into the ...

This is Ireland: Highlights from Census 2011, Part 1

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) Census statistics for Ireland This report is the first of two publications summarising the results of the 2011 census. This first one, This is Ireland- Part 1, looks at overall population change by county; it also e ...

Drombane/Upperchurch Energy Project: Community Energy Survey Report

Curtin, J., Limerick Institute of Technology (Thurles) Community, Energy conservation The Drombane/Upperchurch Energy project was initiated in 2011 by Drombane Village Group. The project emerged from a community initiative which sought to stimulate econom ...

Energy Use in Buildings and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Shorrock, L. D. and Henderson, G. ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY, GREENHOUSE GAS, CARBON DIOXIDE About half of the total UK emissions of the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, is attributable to buildings; of this, about 60% is from dwellings. This report a ...

Homes for the 21st Century- The Costs and Benefits of Comfortable Housing for Ireland

Energy Research Group & Environmental Institute, University College Dublin FUEL POVERTY, HOUSING This research report establishes the extent of remedial work required to up-grade the existing housing stock of Ireland to meet energy conservation standa ...

Life Doesn't Revolve Around Lighting a Fire Anymore: An Evaluation of the Warming Up Project and Recommendations for Future Action

10.14655/749069-8410 NEA Northern Ireland and The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Older people, Living conditions, Heating, Warmth, Housing Conditions The Warming Up project (January 2003 to December 2004) aimed to create a capacity within south and ...

The Impact of Fuel Poverty on Children

Liddell, c. Fuel poverty and its effects on children, young people and their families This paper is a policy briefing commissioned by Save the Children and written by Christine Liddell, Professor of Psychology, University of Ulster. Save The Children' ...

Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health (December 2009)

This Annual Update on Fuel Poverty (December 2009) follows the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health published in 2007 and the Annual Update on Fuel Poverty (December 2008).  It details develoments on the island of Ireland in policy and rese ...

Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health (2008)

refer to the resource 10.14655/20080001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Fuel poverty, Research, Economics, Statutory Sector, Community Sector, Voluntary sectors This paper provides an update on the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health ...

Smoothies

Dietary guidelines recommend that we eat five or more portions of fruit and vegetables every day, and consumers are increasingly using smoothies as a way to achieve this.  10.14655/105129-107330 safefood Health ...

What you need to know about Campylobacter

<br /> <p><span class="italics">Campylobacter</span> is a bacterium found in the intestines of many types of animals and is the most common bacterial cause of diarrhoeal illness. <span class="italics">Camp ...

Time the turkey to perfection this Christmas!

10.14655/105129-107341 safefood Food safety Christmas is the season for friends, family, food and good times. Here at safe food we want to make sure you have a safe and tasty, festive turkey. This handy guide gives you advice on buying, storing, defrostin ...

Directory of Food Safety Laboratory Services

<br /> 10.14655/105129-107358 safefood Food safety All laboratories play a key role in protecting public health by analysing the microbiological and chemical content of food so that it is safe to eat. On the island of Ireland there are many laborato ...

Delivering Cleaner Air: Smoky Coal Ban Regulations- Review and Public Consultation

Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government Coal ban, Regulations The ban on the marketing, sale and distribution of bituminous fuel (or ‘smoky coal ban’) was first introduced in Dublin in 1990 in response to severe episodes of winter sm ...