How to cool a warming world | The Economist

The warmer it gets, the more people use air conditioning—but the more people use air conditioning, the warmer it gets. Is there any way out of this trap?

00:00: What’s the cooling conundrum?
01:05: The pros and cons of AC
03:28: How to reinvent air conditioning
05:02: Can buildings be redesigned to keep cool?
07:30: Scalable, affordable cooling solutions
10:24: Policy interventions for cooling

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