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In July as temperatures rise and the compressors hum away, The Brian Lehrer Show looks at the effects of our reliance on air conditioners with Stan Cox, the author of Losing Our Cool.

Keeping Cool: AC-less Living

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Each Thursday in June, Stan Cox, a senior scientist at the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas and the the author of Losing Our Cool, discusses the world of air conditioning.

This Week: Why did you decide to do without air conditioning and why should others do the same?  What tips for going without can you share?

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Keeping Cool: Air Conditioning and the Economy

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Every week in July, Stan Cox, a senior scientist at the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas and the author of Losing Our Cool, discusses the world of air conditioning. This week: the impact of air conditioning on the economy.  Could you do your job without air conditioning?

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Keeping Cool: Community Impact

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Every week in July, Stan Cox, a senior scientist at the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas and the author of Losing Our Cool, discusses the world of air conditioning. This week: how air conditioning has changed our local communities and society as a whole.

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Keeping Cool: AC Goes Global

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Each Thursday in June, Stan Cox, a senior scientist at the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas and the author of Losing Our Cool, discusses the world of air conditioning. This week: the impact of the rise of AC in the developing world.  Have you noticed a growth in air conditioning in other parts of the world?

 

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