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SDRN Mailing, 14 September 2016

By Editor on 14th September 2016

The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has published a new policy briefing which reviews the changing energy policy in both the UK and the EU, in response to various challenges, policy goals and technological developments, and considers the implications for UK energy policy in the event of a vote to remain in the EU or of Brexit. 

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has released two reports on the effect of a changing climate in care settings and on public health. Care provision fit for a future climate is one of the first studies to examine the risks of overheating in the UK care sector.  The study found that there are already overheating risks in care homes today, which will be exacerbated by climate change.  It recommends that designers, development teams, care home managers and staff need to recognise that excessive heat as well as cold can be a health risk.  It also recommends enhanced regulations, stand

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