Baby, It's Cold Inside

Aug 8, 2017

With guest host John Donvan.

Air conditioning does more than keep our temperatures low and utility bills high:

AC is central to American life — more than 8 out of 10 homes have it. And as temperatures rise around the globe will the rest of the world join in the spirit of 72°? And if so, at what cost?


Steven Johnson, Author, How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World; @stevenbjohnson

Durwood Zaelke, President, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development; @DurwoodZaelke

Stan Cox, Senior scientist, The Land Institute; author of Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths about Our Air‑conditioned World; @CoxStan

Steven Mufson, Energy correspondent at The Washington Post; @stevenmufson

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