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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UNEP and UNFAO launch cold chain report at COP27

UNEP and UNFAO launch cold chain report at COP27

On 12 November 2022, during the 27th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ...
How cities are embracing nature-based solutions to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss

How cities are embracing nature-based solutions to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss

As the planet warms, the demand for keeping cool is growing. The International Energy Agency estimate that air conditioners and electric fans today account for about 10% of all global ...
UN launches challenge for cities to harness the power of nature for cooling

UN launches challenge for cities to harness the power of nature for cooling

Cities are warming twice as fast as the global average The Nature for Cool Cities Challenge seeks to enhance the number of nature-based cooling solutions within built-up city surface area ...
Amid food and climate crises, investing in sustainable food cold chains crucial

Amid food and climate crises, investing in sustainable food cold chains crucial

More than 3 billion people can’t afford a healthy diet Lack of effective refrigeration directly results in the loss of 526 million tons of food production, or 12 per cent ...
The Cool Coalition goes to COP27

The Cool Coalition goes to COP27

The Cool Coalition Secretariat and partners are hosting and joining multiple events at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). COP27 will take place from the 6th to the 18th ...
Brazil is the 139th to approve Kigali amendment

Brazil is the 139th to approve Kigali amendment

The Federative Republic of Brazil has become the 139th country to approve the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants. The Amendment is a complement to the Montreal Protocol, which ...
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