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Jodhpur, India Unveils A Net-Zero Public Cooling Station

NRDC onEarth

As India grapples with intense heat, its cities are advancing cooling solutions to help keep people safe.

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Cooling conjecture: cloud engineering could be more promising than previously believed

Envirotec Magazine

Cloud ‘engineering’ could be more effective for climate cooling than previously thought, because of the increased cloud cover produced, new research seems to show. They were able to show that the cloud cover relatively increased by up to 50% during the periods of volcanic activity, producing a cooling effect of up to -10 W m-2 regionally.

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New MIT passive cooling system works without electricity

Inhabitat - Innovation

Buildings are using more energy to cool, and urban areas are particularly vulnerable due to the urban heat island effect. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a new passive cooling device for buildings to help with this.

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This new cooling technology also prevents viral spread

GreenBiz

This new cooling technology also prevents viral spread. In the face of dangerous heat waves this summer, Americans have taken shelter in air-conditioned cooling centers. The same air conditioning systems that keep us cool recirculate air around us, potentially spreading the coronavirus. Gloria Oladipo. Thu, 10/08/2020 - 00:40.

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Energy efficient bamboo device in Vietnam is a cooling system

Inhabitat - Innovation

AREP, a multidisciplinary architecture agency, created a cooling system prototype based on the history, culture and original designs used by ancient civilizations.

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First geothermal cooling plant in Masdar City, UAE starts operations

ThinkGeoEnergy

ADNOC and the National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed) have announced the start of operations at G2COOL, the first district cooling project in the Gulf Region to harness geothermal energy. The cooling of buildings accounts for up to 70% of the UAE’s electricity consumption.

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The Cool Way to Heat: CA is poised to encourage “smart” AC units

NRDC onEarth

Proposed regs encourage new AC installs to be heat pumps, enabling customers to access heating and cooling in one clean appliance.

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