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➔ The most certain outcome of global warming is rising heat

➔ As heat goes up, heating costs decrease and air conditioning costs rise

➔ In the cooler north, heating especially is mandatory and widespread, but in tropical zones, artificial cooling is not always a necessity

➔ Currently, the impact of rising heat on indoor space conditioning is a positive effect of climate change globally, as cost reductions in cooler countries outweigh cost increases in hotter countries

➔ Tropical countries still incur serious losses, and in the longer term, if climate change is not controlled, high cooling costs will overtake reductions in heating costs