Rethink fuel poverty as a complex problem

Keith J. Baker*, Ronald Mould, Scott Restrick

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    Fuel poverty is a highly-complex social problem that is currently defined in technical and economic terms that prioritize energy performance measures as solutions. Yet considering the wider societal aspects of the condition demonstrates how adopting dynamic risk-based metrics can drive tailored and holistic folk-first outcomes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)610-612
    Number of pages3
    JournalNature Energy
    Early online date2 Jul 2018
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2018


    • energy poverty
    • complex networks
    • energy and society
    • energy justice
    • risk

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Energy (miscellaneous)
    • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
    • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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