Scaling up Sustainable Cooling for All

Organization: Ashden, BloombergNEF

Year: 2020

With one billion people lacking access to cooling, rising temperatures are a deadly and growing global threat. On 13 October 2020 Ashden and BloombergNEF showcased the innovators working towards inclusive, sustainable cooling in cities around the world.

The webinar featured case studies of real-world success – from cooling through greenery in Medellín, Colombia to a world-leading urban action plan in Ahmedabad, India.

The event uncovered barriers to investment and policy action in this area, and explored the roles of data, community engagement, finance and government in building the cooling ecosystem.