From 1.5oC to 2.0oC: the global increase in cooling degree days

Jun 30, 2023

This paper shows the impact on global cooling demand of moving from a 1.5oC to 2.0oC temperature increase. African countries have the highest increase in cooling requirements. The United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Norway (traditionally unprepared for extreme heat) will suffer the largest relative cooling demand surges.

Publication details
Theme(s)
Net zero & sustainable development The urgency of zero
Type(s)
Research paper
Author(s)
Khosla, Radhika
Year(s)
2023
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