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Stakeholders, Policymakers Must Consider Ways To Improve Access To Cooling Amid Rising Temperatures, Sustainable Energy Expert Says

Inter Press Service: Amidst Rising Heat Waves, U.N. says Cooling is a Human Right, not a Luxury
“…Rachel Kyte, chief executive officer (CEO) and special representative to the United Nations Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), says that in a world facing continuously rising temperatures, access to cooling is not a luxury. … She said the ‘findings of [a new report titled Chilling Prospects: Providing Sustainable Cooling for All] are a wake-up call for us all, and a call-to-action for government policymakers and industry to think and act more systematically about pathways to provide sustainable cooling that will benefit these communities, economies, and current and future generations’…” (Deen, 8/6).

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