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Is air conditioning is destroying the climate?

May 6, 2015

More and more people around the world are installing air conditioners to keep cool. If current economic and climate trends continue, 70 percent of homes could have air conditioning by 2100, up from 13 percent today.

But a new study linking climate change, incomes, and air conditioning suggests a serious side effect: namely, the adjacent increases in energy demands and the flow of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Read more: http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/air-conditioners-income-and-the-changing-climate#ixzz3ZPBzCrMT

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