Tag: cooling

Focus on efficient cooling in post-pandemic recovery plans

Improved, climate-friendly cooling could avoid up to 0.4° C of global warming by 2100 and save US$ trillions by 2050 according to a new report by UN Environment and the International Energy Agency

July 17th, 2020

Refrigiators and air-conditioners account for almost 20 % of global electricity demand. Photo: Cool Coalition

Cities can fight climate change and improve lives by finding new ways to be cool

How can we keep cities cool and livable, without warming the planet?

October 10th, 2019

Cool coalition launch

New coalition to tackle cooling blind spot

As global temperatures rise and the growing energy demands of air conditioning threaten to emit more greenhouse gases, over 20 leaders committed to a new global effort on clean and efficient cooling. The commitments mark the launch of the Cool Coalition, aimed at making a positive impact on climate change, help achieve sustainable development and save money. Launched at the […]

April 8th, 2019