After decades of research revealing the long-term damage of fuel poverty, the problem is worse than ever.
Renting can be a challenge for environmentally conscious tenants, but there are several ways you can save energy while remaining on good terms with your landlord.
Keeping your fingers and toes warm is the key.
Tens of thousands of children have tested positive for respiratory syncytial virus in the last months in what is the largest outbreak of the virus in recent years.
Problems arise when there are too many unwarranted visits to GPs for cold symptoms. Occasionally, though, a cold might turn into something that needs specific diagnosis and treatment.
Tenants are rarely allowed to make permanent changes to a house. And many landlords know little about the conditions tenants endure, but most who do retrofit homes do it to improve renters’ comfort.
Housing standards in Australia have slipped behind the rest of the world. But momentum is growing to revive past ambitions to build the best homes we can.
It’s been unusually cold, and energy prices are soaring. That spells trouble for the quarter of Australians who have very cold homes.
You’ve fought over the thermostat in the office right? Here’s why it’s usually women turning it up and men turning it down.
No, you’re not imagining it. You can pee more in winter. Mostly, there’s nothing to worry about. But it could be a sign of hypothermia.
Normally, the feeling is only temporary. But if someone always has cold hands and feet, even when their body is quite warm, it could be a sign that something else is contributing.
Preparing for being active in cold weather can help keep us safe and increase our enjoyment.
Counter to what you might expect, events like the February cold wave that froze Texas can actually become more likely with global warming.
While there are plausible explanations for why this occurs, we can’t be certain of the effect of temperature on SARS-CoV-2. Being indoors in poorly ventilated spaces plays a big role.
A transcript of episode 8 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including new research on why people react to cold temperatures differently.
Around 1.5 billion people worldwide have this common genetic variant.
Some Texans are receiving eye-popping electric bills after power providers passed on volatile costs to some of their customers – legally.
The media often call unusually cold, snowy storms a ‘polar vortex.’ The real polar vortex isn’t coming down to visit the lower 48, but changes to the polar vortex can influence winter weather.
Everything from hormones to certain heath conditions can affect how we feel.
Winter weather forces us to congregate inside but evidence suggests cold, dry air also helps spread respiratory viruses.