/ 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
/ Luglio 7, 2021 6:30 pm

From Friday 25th 2021 to Tuesday 29th, western Canada and the U.S. Northwest have been hit by the worst heatwave on records. British Columbia, including the city of Vancouver, was the most severely affected area, with temperatures reaching 50°C in the town of Lytton. The city broke for three times in a week the Canadian… Continue reading

/ Settembre 18, 2020 11:55 am
We reviewed 88 scenarios at 2040 and we found that 5 different approaches can be identified...
/ Giugno 9, 2020 12:33 pm

The lockdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic also brought clear benefits for the environment globally and has possibly led to the largest reduction in carbon emissions since the 2008 economic crisis. India, the third largest energy consumer in the world, has seen the steepest reduction in its energy and electricity demand… Continue reading

/ Marzo 28, 2020 4:11 pm
/ Dicembre 6, 2019 3:43 pm
Latest research insights on cooling at COP 25 from the International Energy Agency, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Energy Foundation China, innovative Green Development Program and Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy
/ Settembre 17, 2019 6:33 pm
Space cooling is an essential factor for well-being in hot spots locations like Brazil, where summer temperatures can achieve 40oC. But despite its warm climate, less than 10% of Brazilian households actually have air conditioning in their home, according to our analysis of microdata from a Brazilian household survey. This is still higher than Indonesian... Continue reading
/ Giugno 24, 2019 11:15 am
A new study published today in Nature Communications calculates the elasticity of energy demand to climate shocks, an essential information for the IAM and CGE modelling community...
/ Gennaio 25, 2019 11:37 am
This episode of the documentary series "Memex" broadcasted on the National Italian Television and focused on science, was dedicated ... well, to me! on my life as a researcher and how I manage to combine my work with my everyday normal life...
/ Gennaio 10, 2019 4:42 pm
Considering the already very hot temperatures in Indonesia, Indonesians use very few cooling appliances so far: less than 5 percent of households have AC installed while refrigerators reach only a mere 35 percent of households...
/ Novembre 28, 2018 7:53 pm

/ Novembre 5, 2018 4:15 pm
...and we plan to make them all available as far we don't infringe any copyright laws, but when we can't, we will publicly publish some aggregate data based on our analysis. Read how...