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What cities can learn from the cooling systems at the Tokyo Olympics

At least 30 athletes at Tokyo 2020 were treated for heat-related illnesses. Image: REUTERS/Feline Lim

Jatinder Sidhu

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Athletes competing in Japan’s COVID-delayed Olympics faced stifling heat. Image: Japan Meteorological Agency

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The International Energy Agency says demand for air conditioning could triple by 2050. Image: IEA

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