No doubt about it, things are getting warmer. How do we stay cool without heating the planet? Where did A/C come from? What are people thinking about the future of "conditioning" our air?
To read more, explore these links:
Where did air conditioning come from, and why?
Does air conditioning stymie our ability to slow climate change?
How AC works
A competition to keep us cool
Scientists are using the cold of outer space to rethink air conditioning
India is likely to inform the future world of A/C
The race to build personal air conditioners
Podcast: Reviewing the idea of air conditioners (how many stars, out of 5 stars, would you give AC?)
Grand Challenge: Valuing World Cultures
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