INFOGRAPHIC: Cooling Cities While Curbing Climate Change

The White Roof Project’s infographic explains cities are full of heat trapping black surfaces, like black pavement and tar roofs raising city temperatures up to 22 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than nearby suburbs.

The “Urban Heat Island”, as it’s called, increases energy use, stress on the power grid, increased pollution while making cities incredibly, even dangerously, hot even at night.

Learn more about The White Roof Project’s mission in Paint It White: Curbing Climate Change In The City

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