In the Media

The Atlantic names
Cox its 2012 Readers' Choice "Brave Thinker"

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

Cox in the Washington Post on “D.C. without A.C."   (It's an idea weird enough to have inspired a screenplay.)

Brad Plumer, Washington Post: a "fascinating" book

New York magazine:
Where will a hot doomsday strike first?

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

An A/C debate: the Diane Rehm Show on NPR

a "polemical plant scientist" - The Economist

Kevin Canfield on Losing Our Cool in the Los Angeles Times

More NY Times: Super-storm Sandy & houses destroying trees

Al Jazeera: Cold reality

Yale e360 and the Guardian: Global Cooling

An interview with Ryan Brown of

Cox's op-ed  in the Los Angeles Times

The National Post, top of the front page

David Owen in The New Yorker on “The Efficiency Dilemma” (sorry, subscription-only)

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

A KSN-TV report, carried by the Weather Channel 

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

Losing Our Cool interview: video on MSNBC

A CBC Radio

The Losing Our Cool blog

: How Air-Conditioning Changed the World

Architect magazine:110th anniversary of "a boon and a burden"

Losing Our Cool with VICE magazine’s

More from,
Chicago Tribune,

Hartford Courant
Philadelphia Inquirer,
London’s Daily Mail, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,
FOX Business, and KWCH-TV


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


The A/C dilemma in the Persian Gulf

Chicago Sun-Times (pdf): Mark Brown tries to convince his wife to turn off the A/C

Cox on the A/C life in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

More on keeping cool from Yes! magazine

Tom Condon on Losing Our Cool in the Hartford Courant

With National Geographic News Watch

Rob Sharp in The Independent (UK): Cold Comfort

Cox answers adversaries via CounterPunch

Marie Claire: Does this A/C make me look fat?

The Wichita Eagle on Losing Our Cool

The Foreign Policy Association blog

A review by the Dallas Morning News

An article on Losing Our Cool in the Boston Globe.

Q&A on A/C in the business world, in the New York Post

Jason Zasky talks with Cox: Failure magazine

KWCH-TV interview

A Minneapolis Star-Tribune interview

Glenn Beck doesn’t want to hear about turning off the A/C

Nevada shaped by fans of A/C: the Las Vegas Sun

TIME on the history of air-conditioning

An A/C  Q&A with Discovery’s Planet Green

How to stay cool without A/C even in America’s hot zones

A CBC Radio interview

Stan Cox in the Hartford Courant: Air-Conditioning is Sapping Our Society

Paul Cox: “Birth of the Air Conditioner

Read Chapter 1 of Losing Our Cool

Publisher’s Weekly reviews Losing Our Cool.

A review in the Cleveland Plain Dealer

A Globe and Mail interview on staying cool in Canada

An essay written by Stan Cox for Powell’s Books: “In Making Our Own Weather, Have We Remade Ourselves?”.