LA Painting Streets White to Prevent Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

LA is spending $40,000 per mile painting asphalt streets white to try to prevent global warming.

Los Angeles painting city streets white in bid to combat climate change

By Travis Fedschun | Fox News

California officials are hoping their latest attempt to stem the rising tides of climate change leads to a more socially conscious — and cooler — summer.

Officials in Los Angeles have been painting streets white to reduce the effect of urban “heat islands” and combat the effects of climate change.

While each coasting could can last up to seven years, they are also pricey, with the estimated cost of $40,000 per mile, the L.A. Daily News reported.

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Outsiders might be tempted to question whether Los Angeles has more pressing problems than the color of their streets, such as soaring rates of homelessness, drug abuse, crime and financial distress for poor people.

Obviously we outsiders have got it all wrong – the solution to Los Angeles’ horrendous social problems is taxpayer funded truck loads of white paint.

via Watts Up With That?

April 10, 2018 at 06:07PM

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