Switzerland, UK and Norway “dangerously unprepared” to keep people cool if global 1.5ºC target is missed

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Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Cooling have predicted the impact of rising temperatures on climate adaptation requirements for cooling on a country-by-country basis if climate targets are missed.

Switzerland, UK and Norway will see the world’s most dramatic relative increase in days that require cooling interventions – such as window shutters, ventilation, fans, or air conditioning – if the world overshoots 1.5 ºC of warming, according to research from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Cooling.

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