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Today DDG @FaustinMUNYAZIK joined eminent speakers from around the world to share #Rwanda's efforts to promote #CleanCooling in line with the #KigaliAmendment to the #MontrealProtocol and in partnership with @Kigali_Cooling.

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An international partnership has published guidelines to help countries measure their cooling needs, in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Nationally Determined Contributions required by the Paris climate agreement.

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K-CEP launches new facility to help governments scale up climate-friendly cooling solutions ahead of COP26. January 27, 2020.


Global Million Cool Roofs Challenge Launched


Global Cooling Access Gap Takes Center Stage at UN High-Level Political Forum. By Peyton Fleming, Lead Writer, Sustainable Energy for All. 24 July 2018.

Hotter years ‘mean lower exam results’


Europe Braces for Massive F-Gas Cuts in 2018
Catherine Witherspoon, ClimateWorks Foundation, December 2017

Unfinished Business on the Montreal Protocol
Catherine Witherspoon, ClimateWorks Foundation, October 2017

In Sweltering South, Climate Change Is Now a Workplace Hazard
The New York Times, August 3, 2017

Air Conditioning Is a Lifesaver. It’s Also a Potential Disaster.
By Rachel Kyte
Time, August 2, 2017

K-CEP debuts at Clean Energy Ministerial in Beijing in recognition of China’s critical role in spurring global cooling efficiency
June 27, 2017

Cool roofs: beating the midday sun with a slap of white paint
The Guardian, April 12, 2017

Hot apartments: ‘If we need air conditioning, we’ve designed it wrong’
The Guardian, April 9, 2017

The Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program: An exciting new philanthropic initiative makes its debut.
Charlotte Pera, President and CEO of ClimateWorks Foundation, April 5, 2017

Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program Formally Kicks Off with $52 Million in Philanthropic Commitments
The Wyss Foundation

Extreme Heat Threat Rises for Megacities
Climate News Network, April 3, 2017

Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers? (No, they reduce price, increase quality, and drive innovation in manufacturing.)
The Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the LSE Grantham Research Institute on Climate, March 2017


Philanthropic Community Applauds Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Out Potent Greenhouse Gas, Prepares to Distribute $53 Million for Energy Efficiency in Cooling
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, October 17, 2016

Leaders from 100+ Countries Call for Ambitious Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to Phase Down HFCs and Donors Announce Intent to Provide $80 Million of Support
The White House, September 22, 2016

100 Countries Push to Phase Out Potentially Disastrous Greenhouse Gas
The Guardian, September 22, 2016

The world is about to install 700 million air conditioners. Here’s what that means for the climate
The Washington Post, May 31, 2016