Here's a Simple Way New York City is Reducing the Effect of Climate Change on the City

Cities tend to be much warmer than their surrounding areas. Global warming is exacerbating this heat island effect. Painting roofs white helps cool buildings and lower energy demand. In New York City, installing these reflective rooftops supports the City's goal to reduce carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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