Future of the Environment

We're facing a 'cold crunch,' and it's nothing to do with the polar vortex

Air conditioning units dot the facade of a residential apartment block in Singapore Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su

Emma Charlton

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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 Demand for air conditioning is on the up.
Demand for air conditioning is on the up. Image: IEA
 AC growth is set to be a drain on energy supplies.
AC growth is set to be a drain on energy supplies. Image: IEA
 Japan leads the way on air con but the dynamics are shifting.
Japan leads the way on air con but the dynamics are shifting. Image: IEA
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 Making AC more efficient could save energy.
Making AC more efficient could save energy. Image: IEA report
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