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A 20% reduction in CO2 emissions from mobile air conditioning by 2050 is possible
A recent report from the International Energy Agency “Cooling on the Move - The future of air conditioning in vehicles” explores the current and future global energy consumption from mobile air conditioning systems, along with the resulting greenhouse gas emissions.
According to a IEA report issued in September 2019 (1), mobile air conditioning (MAC) – i.e. air conditioners in passenger cars, vans, buses and freight trucks – currently consumes over 1.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (Mboe/d), which represents more than 1.5% of...