Transforming the Global Comfort Cooling Market: China’s Opportunity for Economic and Climate Leadership

Written by Rocky Mountain Institute

Cooling is becoming a hot topic in discussions related to mitigating climate change as it is possibly the single largest end-use risk to our climate goals. With temperatures rising due to global warming, compounded by rapid urbanization and increasing income levels, exponential growth in demand for comfort cooling shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. After all, in many parts of the world, access to cooling is increasingly being viewed as a basic human necessity, enhancing health, comfort, and productivity.

Keeping ourselves and our homes thermally comfortable is critical to ensure that we live well and work efficiently, and one

Click to Read the Full Article from Rocky Mountain Institute...

By Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) transforms global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. We are an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit cofounded in 1982 by Amory Lovins, RMI’s chairman emeritus and chief scientist. RMI now has approximately 170 full-time staff, annual operations of $35 million, and a global reach and reputation. In 2014, Carbon War Room merged with and now operates as part of RMI.

» Read more from this author