Cambodia sets example for climate action in cooling

Cambodia, with support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), has launched its first national strategic plan on cooling for a greener, cleaner and low-carbon future. “Sustainable approaches to cooling are critical to tackle climate change,” says UNEP. “Such approaches reduce […]

Events and conferences

Beating the heat at MENA Climate Week 2022

The first ever Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Climate Week is being held in March to accelerate collaboration and integrate climate action into global pandemic recovery. MENA Climate Week 2022 will provide a platform for governments, cities, private sector leaders, financial institutions and civil society to discuss opportunities to build forward from the […]


IOR joins Cool Coalition

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has joined the Cool Coalition – a UNEP-led initiative that supports the UN sustainable development goals and Paris Agreement through action on cooling. The move will see the IOR working with other organisations such as the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment […]

Cool Coalition

Cool Coalition pushes for efficient cooling

Partners of the Cool Coalition have announced a major push for efficient, climate-friendly cooling. The Cool Coalition is a global initiative that aims to inspire ambition and accelerate the move to clean and efficient cooling. It is made up of more than 80 partners, including partners from the private sector, government, cities, international organisations, finance, […]

General News

Coalition of the chilling to combat climate change

Launched at the First Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement recently held in Copenhagen, the Cool Coalition is a global effort led by major government and private organisations to promote clean and efficient cooling methods. Included in the Cool Coalition are the UN Environment initiative, the Climate and Clean Air […]