Egypt to ban AC-induced climate change


By Melissa Lesh

15 April 2014 at 09:01 BST


In an effort to conserve its waning supply of natural gas, Egypt is banning the manufacture and use of air-conditioners that go below 20 degrees.

Egypt is banning the manufacture and use of air-conditioners that go below 20 degrees Dan Breckwoldt

Trade, Industry and Investment Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour imposed the energy use restrictions, as various Egyptian governments have failed to develop and enforce good energy policies.  It is predicted that Egypt’s natural gas production will stop as early as July 2014.  The electricity minister predicts power cuts are inevitable this summer. Source: Reuters

 
   
 
 
 

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