/ Maggio 27, 2024 8:27 pm
After the success of its installments in Venice in 2023, the photographic and scientific exhibition The Cooling Solution is now crossing the Atlantic to land in New York City at the Photoville Festival, from June 1st till 16th, 2024.  The Cooling Solution goes to New York City in 2024, where it is set in the... Continue reading
/ Maggio 15, 2024 10:57 am
Photo by Gaia Squarci
Over 200 million more elderly people worldwide are expected to face dangerous heat exposure by 2050, compared to now. ...
/ Gennaio 18, 2024 6:29 pm
Photo by Gaia Squarci
A new study published in Environment & Health presents a novel database that makes it possible to better understand the environment-wellbeing nexus in Europe...
/ Agosto 24, 2022 1:20 pm
Due to climate change, more frequent heatwaves will increase the global demand for electricity by 7% by 2050, and by 18% by 2100, calling for either considerable energy investments or strong mitigation strategies.
/ Aprile 1, 2022 4:47 pm
What could our cities and lives look like in 100 years, if we had tackled the climate crisis exactly as experts advised us to do?
/ Gennaio 27, 2022 7:40 pm
In a new study we identify how climate change will influence electricity demand in Brazil over the next 30 years...
/ Novembre 9, 2021 11:06 am
Our latest research paper looks at India, Brasil, Mexico and Indonesia and reveals that by 2040 between 64 and 100 million households will not be able to meet their cooling requirements, finding themselves in a situation of potential discomfort. This will be particularly  pronounced in states with high urbanization levels, hot and humid climates, or... Continue reading
/ Gennaio 28, 2021 7:53 pm
We investigate how climate and income will shape cooling services and energy demand in Brazil for 3 warming scenarios : +1.5°C, +2°C, +4°C.
/ Agosto 12, 2020 11:44 am
This is the key conclusion of a literature review analyzing 220 peer-reviewed articles and just published in Nature Energy...
/ Giugno 5, 2020 4:23 pm
Read about our methodological approach concerning our latest publication on: Air conditioning and electricity expenditure: The role of climate...
/ Giugno 4, 2020 5:14 pm
Our new study published in Economic Modelling shows that owning and using an AC greatly increases the electricity bills of households, with important implications for the energy poverty of the less well-off.
/ Novembre 25, 2019 4:08 pm
linking adaptation ndc to sdg
At the basis of our research project, it is essential that we understand and define thoroughly what is Energy for Adaptation. It is as well essential that we comprehend what are the implications of these different possible measures for sustainable development. We therefore drafted a framework to define Energy for Adaptation – summarized in the... Continue reading
/ Ottobre 9, 2019 12:55 pm
/ Agosto 18, 2019 5:24 pm
Following the release of our article on Thermal insulation and AC adoption choices in OECD countries, I was asked by an Australian based italian radio, to hold an interview to explain the main outcomes of this research...
/ Luglio 15, 2019 12:13 pm
We just published a new study on adaptation options to a warming climate till 2040. It focuses for the first time on 5 European countries and is based on the OECD-EPIC database survey...
/ Aprile 18, 2019 5:44 pm

By 2050, India will be the most populous country on the planet with over 1.6 billion residents and 1 billion Air Conditioners. What are the relevant policies in place today to tackle the huge expected improve in energy demand?

/ Dicembre 14, 2018 4:17 pm
In a recent working paper we show how the Paris Agreement provides a novel opportunity to investigate the energy needs of adaptation as well as the implications for sustainable development...
/ Dicembre 13, 2018 4:39 pm

/ Settembre 24, 2018 12:41 am
Before studying Adaptation... we need to define what is Adaptation. A good starting point are the INDCs
/ Agosto 30, 2018 12:34 pm
Major challenges will be faced in tropical countries, including Brazil, Mexico, India, and Indonesia...
/ Agosto 7, 2018 10:11 pm

Melting in this summer’s heat? Before turning on the AC also today… read these 10 sustainable tips from John Dulac, on of the main authors of IEA’s Future of cooling !

/ Luglio 15, 2018 10:39 am
Here we are! Let's start this new adventure with our awesome team. Come to see who we are and what we do...
/ Luglio 2, 2018 10:41 pm
We are used to thinking about energy as the main culprit behind climate change. Essentially because for almost two centuries we have been burning fossil fuels to provide cheap and abundant energy services. But energy is also key to coping with the consequences of climate change.