How to cool a warming world | The Economist

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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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