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Lack of cooling access threatens health, prosperity and climate

18 Jul 2018, UNFCCC

According to a new report, 1.1 billion people around the world face immediate risks from lack of access to cooling. Access will be more important in the future as climate change impacts amplify. Solutions are complex, because cooling requires energy, and increased cooling from fossil fuel energy drives climate change, which will make cooling even more important.