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Housing, Energy and Thermal Comfort: A review of 10 countries within the WHO European Region

World Health Organisation (WHO) CLIMATE, DATA, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, FUEL POVERTY The impact of climate and temperature on health has been receiving increased attention in recent years. Although a precise assessment of the burden of disease caused by low ...

Identifying Fuel Poverty Using Objective and Subjective Measures

Waddams Price, C., Brazier, K., Pham, K., Mathieu, L. and Wang, W. Fuel poverty, Vulnerable households The UK Government is committed to abolishing fuel poverty amongst vulnerable households by the year 2010 and in the general population by 2016, but defi ...

Household Energy Expenditures: Policy Relevant Information from the Household Budget Survey

Conniffe, D. FUEL POVERTY, INCOME, ENERGY This paper utilised the national Household Budget Survey to examine patterns in energy use and their relevance to policy. Income elasticities for the various fuels were calculated and their implications assessed, ...

Home Energy Conservation Report 2007

Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Home Energy Conservation Authority FUEL POVERTY, HOUSING This is the eleventh annual progress report as required under the Home Energy Conservation Act (1995). Under that Act the Housing Executive was designated as Nort ...

Home Energy Conservation Report 2008

Housing Executive, Home Energy Conservation Authority Energy Efficiency Twelfth Annual Progress Report on the Home Energy Conservation Strategy for Northern Ireland. This is the twelfth annual progress report as required under the Home Energy Conservation ...

Fuel Poverty Methodology Documentation

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Fuel poverty, Income This document describes the methodology used to calculate the 2003 fuel poverty figures for England. It is the result of a work stream launched following an independent review ...

Engaging Communities: An Evaluation of a Community Development Model for Tackling Rural Fuel Poverty

10.14655/749069-3517 The Institute of Public Health in Ireland & The Armagh and Dungannon Health Action Zone Home, Housing, Living conditions, Rural dwelling An evaluation of a community development model for tackling rural fuel poverty. In 2000, Arma ...

Fuel Poverty in Ireland: Extent, Affected Groups and Policy Issues

Scott, S., Lyons, S., Keane, C., McCarthy, D., Tol, D. FUEL POVERTY, INCOME, POVERTY This paper provides estimates for the scale of fuel poverty in the Republic of Ireland using two measures: one based on fuel expenditure as a share of income and the othe ...

Energy Prices, Fuel Poverty and Ofgem (Vol. 1)

House of Commons Business and Enterprise Committee ECONOMICS, FUEL POVERTY, INDUSTRY, ENERGY MARKET The Business & Enterprise Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for B ...

Energy Efficiency in Ireland (2007)

Sustainable Energy Ireland DATA, FUEL POVERTY, ENERGY This is the first SEI/EPSSU report that focuses exclusively on Energy Efficiency in Ireland. The purpose of the report is to provide timely and comprehensive data on energy efficiency and intensity, in ...

Energy in the Residential Sector

Sustainable Energy Ireland Energy, Residential Sector Sustainable Energy Ireland was established as Ireland’s national energy agency under the Sustainable Energy Act 2002. SEI’s mission is to promote and assist the development of sustainable energy. This ...

Energy Affordability

CIPA Energy affordability, Fuel poverty In July 2008, Bord Gais Eireann commissioned CIPA to study and report on the issue of energy affordability or fuel poverty. This was in the context of sharply rising international prices for oil and gas, and the con ...

Ending Fuel Poverty: A Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department for Social Development Household fuel poverty Ending Fuel Poverty: A Strategy For Northern Ireland, has been developed by the Department for Social Development (DSD) following a consultation process that took place at the end of 2003. The Strat ...

Delivering a Sustainable Energy Future for Ireland: The Energy Policy Framework 2007- 2020

Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources CLIMATE CHANGE, FUEL POVERTY This White Paper sets out the Government's Energy Policy Framework 2007-2020 to deliver a sustainable energy future for Ireland. It is set firmly in the global an ...

Commentary: How to Tackle Fuel Poverty

Helm, D. Fuel poverty, Oil, Living standards Back in 2000 John Prescott committed the government to eliminate fuel poverty by 2010—just when the oil price had doubled. This ambition became statutory and was formalised as a target for the eradication of fu ...

Community Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection

Official Journal of the European Union CLIMATE, FUEL POVERTY, TAXATION, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION The spring 2007 European Council called on Member States and EU institutions to pursue actions to develop a sustainable integrated European climate and energy ...

The Warming Up Project

National Energy Action (NEA) Northern Ireland Project aimed to combat fuel poverty and improve health and quality of life Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. In 1998, the South and East Belfast Trust (SEBT) approached National Energy Action Northern ...

Warm Homes: Tackling Fuel Poverty

Comptroller and Auditor General, Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) Fuel poverty amongst vulnerable owner occupiers and private rented households A household is in fuel poverty if, in order to maintain an acceptable level of temperature throughout the h ...

Budget Choices: CORI Justice Policy Briefing

CORI Justice EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, HOUSING, HUMAN RIGHTS, INCOME, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, SOCIAL POLICY, TAXATION, UNEMPLOYMENT Core Policy Objective: To build a society where human rights are respected, human dignity is protected, h ...

Heat or Eat: The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Nutritional and Health Risks Among Children Less Than 3 Years of Age

Frank, D. et al CHILD NUTRITION, FOOD AND NUTRITION, FOOD SAFETY, FUEL POVERTY, GROWTH, HOME, LOW INCOME In response to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Energy Crisis of 1979, in fiscal year 1981, Congress implemented the Low-Income E ...