SDG 13: Climate Action

How to heat up - and cool down - climate innovation

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Heating and cooling technologies keep people healthy, safe and comfortable, but cause around 15% of global carbon emissions. Image: Trane Technologies

Dave Regnery
Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Trane Technologies
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Heating and cooling buildings combined with food loss and waste account for 25% of global emissions, according to research from Trane Technologies. Image: Trane Technologies; Project Drawdown, BCG
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