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India's AC sales surge amid climate change concerns

AFP New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 04, 2018, 06.09 PM (IST)

With India's AC market expected to explode from 30 million to a billion units by 2050, the world's second-most populous country could become the planet's top user of electricity for cooling. The irony is that as humans try to stay cool, the refrigerants inside AC units and the generation of electricity needed to power the appliances are exacerbating global warming.