Blog Archive — October 2017

Keeping Our Cool as Population Booms

It's appropriate to advocate for the use of more efficient, less carbon-emitting chemicals for air conditioning, but the growing number of people needing air conditioning in a warming world deserves equal or greater focus. I make this argument in a New York Times Letter to the Editor, in response to an article that singles out the importance of finding a less damaging refrigerant than hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Apologies for the belated posting of this exchange!

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