Posts Tagged ‘refrigeration’

  • The spread of refrigeration in China will create positive and negative externalities that relate to productivity, diet, health and the environment.

    The Spillover from Refrigerators in China

    Aug 4, 14 • 877 Views • No Comments

    The spread of refrigeration in China has positive and negative externalities that relate to household diets, greenhouse gases and transport and home waste......  [read more]

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    Big Boxes

    Dec 15, 10 • 430 Views • No Comments

    What we ship things in makes a difference. Take the banana, for example. In 1876, at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the banana was a delicacy (and very black). Millions of bunches could only be sent to U.S. shores if they were refrigerated. By 1901,......  [read more]