How air cooling technologies are making rising global temperature worse

Air conditioners and refrigerators use hydrofluorocarbons, which heat up the earth.


With heat waves sweeping across India, India's cooling demand is expected to grow five to eight times by 2037-38, as compared to 2017-18 levels

Did you know that refrigeration and cooling technologies, such as air conditioners, add over 1 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), the same amount as Japan--the fifth largest emitter

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First Published: Nov 23 2021 | 10:45 AM IST

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