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Paris aims to keep Olympians cool without air conditioners

Mar. 20, 2023 11:42 AM EDT

The Paris Olympics is going underground to find a way to keep athletes cool at the 2024 Games without air conditioners. Organizers are planning to use a water-cooling system under the Athletes Village — much like the one that has helped the Louvre Museum cope with the sweltering...

IEA: Asia set to use half of world's electricity by 2025

Feb. 08, 2023 04:29 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Asia will for the first time use half of the world’s electricity by 2025, even as Africa continues to consume far less than its share of the global population, according to a new forecast released Wednesday by the International Energy Agency. Much of Asia's...