Slice It in the Media

NPR's On Point: Rationing in Our Future?

WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show: 'Rationing Rationale'

Steven Kotler for Forbes: Could rationing be a "kick-ass driver" for innovation? "Absolutely" - and Cox's response.

We already ration; we can do it better. New York Times

Kick soda out of Americans' food rations? AlterNet & Salon

On radio's best talk show, with Chuck Mertz at WNUR Chicago

Book review in Mother Jones

Rationing water in a thirstier world.  Al Jazeera

Losing Our Cool in the Media


A New York Times forum asks, "Should Air-Conditioning be Rationed?"

Cox in the Washington Post on “D.C. without A.C."

Brad Plumer, Washington Post: a "fascinating" book

New York Times: “No Air-Conditioning, and Happy

Kevin Canfield on Losing Our Cool in the Los Angeles Times

Global cooling: Yale Environment 360 and the Guardian

An interview with Ryan Brown of

Cox's op-ed  in the Los Angeles Times

The National Post, top of the front page

Macleans: How Air-Conditioning Changed the World

A review by Mother Nature Network, which named Losing Our Cool one of the “Ten must-read environmental books of 1010″

see and hear:

NPR Morning Edition

An interview with Cox on NPR’s Marketplace, and read tips on keeping cool

Chilling Facts About Air Conditioners“, a one-hour interview and call-in on NPR's On Point

The downside of A/C on NPR’s Here and Now

On WNYC/NPR's The Brian Lehrer Show, each Thursday in July.

Losing Our Cool interview: video on MSNBC

The Losing Our Cool blog


See Cox's presentation on America's air-conditioned dream, in pdf format, from the Gulf Coast Green conference in Houston, May 1, 2012.