Sanya Carley is presidential distinguished professor of energy policy and city planning at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design, and faculty co-director of the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania.
Millions of Americans have already been sweltering through heat waves this summer, and forecasters warn of hot months ahead. July 3 and 4, 2023, were two of the hottest days, and possibly the hottest, on satellite record globally. For people who struggle to afford air conditioning, the rising need for cooling is a growing crisis. […]