December 1, 2020
The Climate Action Pathway for Net Zero Cooling
The pathway highlights three key messages to deliver this vision – passive cooling, super-efficient equipment and appliances, and ultra-low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants. Urgent action is needed to ensure growing demand for future cooling can be met in a sustainable way. By 2050, achieving net zero cooling for all will mitigate up to 260 GtCO2e emissions and by coordinating action across key cooling areas, the costs of decarbonising energy supply can be cut.
Engagement with industry and other stakeholders will be undertaken in early 2021 and an updated version will be released alongside an action table, evidence pack, and Cool Calculator, which allows stakeholders to make their own assumptions and to create their own pathways to mobilise action to net zero cooling.