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September 14th, 2022: TransFair-AT Presentation at ESPAnet Austria conference

On September 14th, 2022, Julia Bock-Schappelwein presented a TransFair-AT paper at the 5th ESPAnet Austria Conference in Vienna. The presentation focused on the impacts of rising energy prices on vulnerable households. For assessing the vulnerability of households to increases in energy prices, a composite index covering four dimensions (income poverty, energy poverty, housing conditions, transport conditions) and seven indicators was proposed. Preliminary results for Austria show that in 2019 about 13% of households were vulnerable to high energy prices. The presentation (in German) can be downloaded here.

March 31th, 2022: TransFair-AT Stakeholder Workshop on Climate Policy

On March 31st 2022, an online workshop was held to discuss characteristics of households that might be particularly vulnerable to climate policy measures, particularly carbon pricing, as well as climate policy scenarios in the context of a decarbonisation of passenger transport and housing in Austria.

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