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Tag: heat

Promises to protect students from heat, bushfire smoke

The ACT Greens have promised to protect school students from heat and smoke in the classroom during bushfire season, announcing an election commitment to make all ACT schools smoke-free, temperature controlled and...

Environmental impacts on deaths under-reported

The number of deaths attributed to excessive natural heat in Australia is at least 50 times more than those recorded on death certificates, according to experts from the Australian National University (A.

Talking temperature through windows

Most of your home’s energy is lost through windows, with research suggesting up to 40% of temperature lost and 87% of heat gained in your home occurs through uncovered windows. When it comes to keeping...

Welcome rain after temperature records fall

Welcome rain and cooler conditions are forecast for the Territory this week, hopefully providing some relief to firefighters tackling blazes in the region. As at 9am Tuesday 4 February, the Orroral Valley fire continues to...

RSPCA ACT warns of summer danger

As temperatures continue to soar, the RSPCA ACT has issued a timely reminder about the summer danger of animals being left in cars. According to RSPCA ACT CEO Michelle Robertson, the organisation has...