Cool Coalition 2021 Highlights: A "Cool" Year Watch the Video Developing Comprehensive Cooling Action Plans Read More Ensuring Climate Justice through Cooler Cities, Homes and Streets Read More Powering Sustainable Cold Chain Solutions for All Read More Fighting the Illegal Import of Used Products into Africa Read More Taking Action: the Pathway to Net-Zero Cooling Read More
Almost one-third of the world’s population faces dangerous temperatures for more than 20 days a year, while heatwaves cause 12,000 deaths annually. Staying cool is a health and productivity issue. We need to provide equitable access to cooling to protect people against extreme heat, keep food fresh, vaccines stable, and so much more. But the more we cool, the more we heat the planet. We need a rethink. Read more.
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Cooling Keeps Food Fresh

Cooling Keeps Food Fresh

LONDON, JUNE 26 – To celebrate World Refrigeration Day, leading chefs are reminding us that cooling enables nutritional diets, helps reduce the number of undernourished, and can lower greenhouse gas ...
Keeping cool without costing the earth

Keeping cool without costing the earth

In May 2022 temperatures in India and Pakistan reached 50°C. Heat this fierce causes chaos to infrastructure, water security and also triggers irreversible cell damage within the human body. The World Meteorological Organisation ...
China power demand sets new records as heatwaves bake northern cities

China power demand sets new records as heatwaves bake northern cities

Power consumption surged in Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze river due to warmer-than-normal weather, with regions like Henan, China's third-most populous province, being tested to meet record electricity demand ...
Cooling down the hottest cities needs momentum

Cooling down the hottest cities needs momentum

Extreme heat is having its moment in the sun. This year's headlines have been as relentless as the temperatures: "Spain endures record heatwave," "Devastating heatwave in South Asia," "Texas shatters ...
Congo ratifies Kigali Amendment

Congo ratifies Kigali Amendment

The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, has become the 135th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment and phase down HFC refrigerants. Agreed by all 197 parties to ...
Now, like cyclones, heatwaves to get names too

Now, like cyclones, heatwaves to get names too

In India, while we do not name heatwaves, we have names for cyclones. Like hurricanes and cyclones, heat waves shall soon be named — to highlight their significance, alert people ...
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