Air-Conditioning Should Be a Human Right in the Climate Crisis

A record-breaking heat wave is sweeping South Asia, threatening hundreds of millions of people with deadly temperatures well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. As the world heats up, billions of people…

Energy crisis forces French glass furnace to close

AGC Glass France is to close its B2 float line at its Boussois manufacturing facility. It said the line closure was a direct consequence of the current energy crisis. The…

How the boom in air conditioning is fuelling global heating | Climate crisis

It is a vicious cycle – as the climate grows hotter, demand for air conditioning is booming and that is helping make the climate even hotter. Air conditioning accounts for…

Germany’s gas crisis in charts: Pipeline repair, and then what?

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com…

Air conditioning is adding to the climate crisis. But it doesn’t need to be

All of that must be done without leaving people behind. We are already living in a world scarred by climate change — the fires, floods, rising sea levels, extreme rainfall…

HVAC issue in Boston schools crisis for many

On the first day of school in Boston three years ago, Jovani Fox had a strategy for her six-year-old daughter Ava’s outfit. Hearing that temperatures would reach a high of…