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The DODO bird is back, the once thought extinct bird showed up at the climate change symposium in London.
The Nobel laureate in physics called for a “new revolution” in energy generation to cut .
But he warned there was no silver bullet for tackling, and said a range of measures should be introduced, including painting flat roofs white.
Making roads and roofs a paler colour could have the equivalent effect
of taking every car in the world off the road for 11 years, Chu said.
It was a geo-engineering scheme that was “completely benign” and would
keep buildings cooler and reduce energy use from air conditioning, as
well as reflecting sunlight back away from the Earth.
For people who found white hard on the eye, scientists had also
developed “cool colours” which looked to the human eye like normal
ones, but reflect heat like pale colours even if they are darker shades.
And painting cars in cool or light colours could deliver considerable savings on energy use for air conditioning units, he said.
Speaking at the start of a symposium on climate change hosted by the Prince of Wales and attended by more than 20 Nobel laureates, Chu said fresh thinking was required to cut the amount of carbon created by power generation.
College educated, Chu believes that if we just paint all our cars and house roofs white we could effectively reduce climate change the equivalent of taking every car in the world off the road for 11 yrs. I think he should get his money back from the college he went to. Apparently he did not learn any “real knowledge” at that University. Yup sounds like one flew over the cuckoo’s nest on that one. Can I hear anyone say LOONIE TUNES? Cuckoo cuckoo. Me thinks this guy is too smart by half. Not a very good advertisement for University either. What say you?
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