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Whitest-ever paint could help cool heating Earth, study shows – The Guardian

New paint reflects 98% of sunlight as well as radiating infrared heat into space, reducing need for air conditioning

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EnvironmentNew paint reflects 98% of sunlight as well as radiating infrared heat into space, reducing need for air conditioning
The whitest-ever paint has been produced by academic researchers, with the aim of boosting the cooling of buildings and tackling the climate crisis.
The new paint reflects 98% of sunlight as well as radiating infrared heat through the atmosphere into space. In tests, it cooled surfaces by 4.5C below the ambient temperature, even in strong sunlight. The researchers said…

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