The concentrations of the individual GHGs under the Kyoto protocol have reached new levels
The figure shows the aggregated total of Kyoto protocol Gases (KPG), gases under the
Montreal Protocol (MPG) and non-protocol related gases (NPG). NPGs contribute negatively, as they have an overall cooling effect, whereas the other gases contribute positively.
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Try to cool off without resorting to air conditioning.
The use of A/C can increase your electricity bill by 33 %. A fan requires one tenth of the energy used by an A/C system; sunshades, blinds, shutters and the cool of the night use no energy at all.
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