L.A. painting city streets white to combat climate change

Meant to reduce the urban heat islands effect.

Preliminary tests show that the project, which involves applying a light gray coating of the product CoolSeal, has reduced the temperature of roadways by up to 10 degrees.

Each coasting can last up to seven years, with an estimated cost of $40,000 per mile, the L.A. Daily News reported.

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April 10, 2018 at 05:35PM

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