We need AC to be more productive, but it contributes to global warming, which raises earth temperatures which causes us to use more AC, which can stress out our electrical circuits and cause sweltering blackouts.
I don’t have an air conditioner. Am I smug about it? A little. But that’s because it’s all I’ve got to hold on to when I’m lethargic, smelly and faintly dehydrated all summer.
I think about how much energy air conditioners use all the time.