Green Cooling Initiative

Green Cooling in a warming world

Cooling is a basic need – from refrigerated food and vaccines to better living conditions in hot climates. But Green Cooling is the only truly sustainable option to protect the climate and ensure the well-being of people at the same time.

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21.09.2020 , News : Green Coo­ling for a bet­ter fu­ture

How to achieve a better and more sustainable future for everyone - and where cooling comes into play

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The GCI Network is an alliance of key players in the RAC sector and comprises government institutions, international organisations and the private sector, with the aim of promoting sustainable cooling technologies in order to protect the global climate. Stay up to date at all times: sign up and become a member.

06/2020 , Pu­bli­ca­ti­on - Tech­ni­cal Pu­bli­ca­ti­on : Ther­mal de­struc­tion of (hy­dro)chlo­rofluo­ro­c­ar­bons and hy­drofluo­ro­c­ar­bons

The present paper focuses on one aspect of ODS Banks management: The destruction of ODS through thermal processes.

06/2020 , Pu­bli­ca­ti­on - Vi­deo : Vi­deo: Sustainable Cold Chains: Pro­tec­tion for a healthy life (EN)

Most medicines, especially vaccines, have to be kept cool during transport, storage and the inoculation.

06/2020 , Pu­bli­ca­ti­on - Vi­deo : Vi­deo: From na­tu­re to ta­ble - a food sto­ry (EN)

Ever thought about how fresh food gets to your plate from its source in nature?

World map

How do your country's cooling emissions compare to others?

Find out in the interactive map

Mo­re news

01.03.2020 , News : KMUT­NB boosts trai­ning for Green Coo­ling tran­si­ti­on

For a long time, Thailand has relied on synthetic refrigerants and is only now discovering the enormous potential in natural-refrigerant technologies.

01.03.2020 , News : Vac­ci­na­ti­on tool "em­mu­ni­ze" achie­ves next mi­les­to­ne

In 2018, the digital vaccination management tool emmunize was selected to participate in the accelerator programme by the GIZ Innovation Fund.

In­ter­ac­tive: Coo­ling sub­sec­tors

What are the main sectors in which cooling is needed? What is the GHG-mitigation potential per sector?

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