Tag: white roofs

White Roofs May Actually Add to Global Warming

By Douglas Main | October 20, 2011 8:53 am


A new study published in the Journal of Climate claims that painting rooftops white—a method championed by energy secretary Steven Chu and others to combat climate change—only minimally reduces local cooling, and actually causes a slight increase in overall global warming.

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