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3Novices:Los Angeles is coating roads in reflective paint to beat the heat

Can a splash of grey pavement paint help streets cool and combat global warming as well?
In Los Angeles, where summer temperatures regularly surpass 38 degrees Celsius, or 100 degrees Fahrenheit, workers are coating streets in special grey treatments in a bid to do just that.
The City of Angels, home to four million people, is the first major city to test the technology.
Normal black asphalt absorbs 80 to 95 per cent of sunlight, while the gray “cool pavement” reflects it -…
August 14, 2017 at 10:35AM http://ift.tt/2vAxtX5
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