Bailouts, incentives and grant could support sustainable, efficient cooling, says six-part brief
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The Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP) has released a six-part brief proposing that sustainable, efficient cooling projects be incorporated into COVD-19 recovery projects supported by public and private funding.
K-CEP, a philanthropic group helping developing countries increase their energy efficiency, prepared the brief in collaboration with Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G), an independent climate change think tank.
The document is designed to help put the cooling sector “on the path to decarbonization and sustainability” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the group’s press release.
The brief identifies “six high-impact opportunities that can reduce emissions,increase job creation, and enhance economic output through the inclusion of efficient, climate-friendly cooling in stimulus packages.” These are:
The full report further outlines these steps and can be downloaded here.