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Opportunities to advance research on energy insecurity

Despite increased attention, residential energy insecurity is a widespread and persistent problem in the USA. We commend ongoing investigations, urge scholars to continue to examine why some households disproportionately experience energy insecurity, and offer several lines of inquiry that may help reduce energy insecurity’s incidence and impact.

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Fig. 1: RECS measures of energy insecurity, forgone expenses, and unhealthy temperatures.


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Graff, M., Carley, S., Konisky, D.M. et al. Opportunities to advance research on energy insecurity. Nat Energy 8, 550–553 (2023).

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