Articles by Krati Airan
Global warming has increased the intensity of heat waves over the last few decades. And in India and other emerging countries, extreme heat is a particularly serious problem, as only 8% of the 2.8 billion people living in the world’s hottest regions have air conditioners. But according to Krati Airan and Rohang Mishal at Villgro Innovations Foundation, the problem won't be solved by simply expanding access to air conditioning, which is expensive and energy-intensive. They explore the impact of climate-resistant architecture in addressing heat stress in the world’s hottest – and most economically vulnerable – countries.