To fight effects of climate change, Los Angeles cools down its streets

Global Business

Global temperatures are on the rise, and because of the so-called “urban heat island” effect, some cities are warming up even faster.

The city of Los Angeles is now one of the first to do something about it.

As part of its Green New Deal, the city is coating its streets with a white reflective material in hopes of decreasing urban temperatures throughout the year.

CGTN’s Ediz Tiyansan reports.

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