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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Considering alternatives, is air-conditioning necessary?

Considering alternatives, is air-conditioning necessary?

A blog post by Eric Laurentius Peterson, PhD, Visiting Research Fellow (Bioclimatic Design) at the University of Leeds, Professional Engineer (Mechanical and Environmental Engineering), ASHRAE Member TC4.2 Climatic Information and ...
Plant trees to beat the heat

Plant trees to beat the heat

It is getting closer. This week the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has sounded an unequivocal warning saying that there is a 50:50 per cent probability that the benchmark 1.5 degree ...
New Initiative Seeks To Advance Women In Cooling

New Initiative Seeks To Advance Women In Cooling

The international coalition aims to promote career opportunities for women in HVACR Numerous international organizations have launched an initiative to advance career opportunities for women in the cooling sector. The ...
A guaranteed privilege: Scorching heat might lead the world to include AC as a human right

A guaranteed privilege: Scorching heat might lead the world to include AC as a human right

9 million air conditioning units are expected to be sold in India in 2022, but that is only a fraction of the sales in countries like United States and Japan ...
India tries to adapt to extreme heat but is paying a heavy price

India tries to adapt to extreme heat but is paying a heavy price

Summer hasn’t arrived yet, but early heat waves have brought the country to a standstill NEW DELHI — Vigyan Shukla, a 45-year-old farmer on north India’s plains, has known heat ...
California Releases Extreme Heat Action Plan to Protect Communities from Rising Temperatures

California Releases Extreme Heat Action Plan to Protect Communities from Rising Temperatures

Plan outlines strategic, all-of-government approach to building resilience to extreme heat and mitigating its health, economic, ecological and social impacts Governor Newsom and the Legislature advanced an $800 million package to ...
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