Temperature extremes exacerbate energy insecurity for Indigenous communities in remote Australia

Temperature extremes exacerbate energy insecurity for Indigenous communities in remote Australia Journal Article

Nature Energy

  • Author(s): Longden, Thomas, Quilty, Simon, Riley, Brad, White, Lee V., Klerck, Michael, Davis, Vanessa Napaltjarri, Jupurrurla, Norman Frank
  • Published: 2022
  • Volume: 7
  • ISBN: 2058-7546

Abstract: For remote Indigenous communities prepaying for electricity in Australia’s Northern Territory, temperature extremes increase reliance on the services that energy provides and the risk of disconnection of those services. Policy should focus on reducing the frequency, duration and negative impacts of disconnection, within the context of a warming climate.

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Longden, Thomas, Quilty, Simon, Riley, Brad, White, Lee V., Klerck, Michael, Davis, Vanessa Napaltjarri, Jupurrurla, Norman Frank, 2022, Temperature extremes exacerbate energy insecurity for Indigenous communities in remote Australia, Volume:7, Journal Article, viewed 15 July 2024, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=30648.

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