24 Jun '12, 9pm

There are some tricks...How to live without air-conditioning: (via @TreeHugger)

Air conditioning is a recurring topic on TreeHugger. It has become one of those luxuries that became necessities; as Cameron Tonkinwise noted a few years ago , "The window air conditioner allows architects to be lazy. We don't have to think about making a building work, because you can just buy a box". It let us move to places that would otherwise be just about uninhabitable, like Phoenix or Florida. We rounded up earlier stories a few years ago in The Deluded World of Air Conditioning Revisited , but it's time for an update. Keep Cool With Culture, Not Contraptions Renoir: Luncheon of the Boating Party/Public Domain What happens when humans treat themselves like dairy products chilled behind glass? Civilization declines. More in TreeHugger Summer In The City: Urban Strategies for Keeping Cool Really, when you look at most of the lists of ways to keep cool, you would think...

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