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Energy insecurity during temperature extremes in remote Australia

Longden, Thomas; Quilty, Simon; Riley, Brad; White, Lee; De Klerck, Steven; Davis, Vanessa; Jupurrurla, Norman Frank


Indigenous communities in remote Australia face dangerous temperature extremes. These extremes are associated with increased risk of mortality and ill health. For many households, temperature extremes increase both their reliance on those services that energy provides, and the risk of those services being disconnected. Poor quality housing, low incomes, poor health and energy insecurity associated with prepayment all exacerbate the risk of temperature-related harm. Here we use daily smart meter...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022
Type: Journal article
Source: Nature Energy
DOI: 10.1038/s41560-021-00942-2


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