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Re: obama wants us to paint our roofs white


That is what is supposed to happen! That is what the polar ice caps do. They bounce the suns rays back into space, if they do not, you get a Warming effect. The Polar Ice caps act as a mirror. Much less of this has been happening given that the polar ice caps are melting. This is one of the basic principals in understanding Global Warming and I guess you failed. It is the green house gasses that are trapping this air in our atmosphere that is the problem. Here is a chart that explains that.



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Pretty simple if you take the time to educate yourself on what is going on. I suggest watching "An Inconvenient Truth," which explains all this in easy to understand terms. This is just one side to the approach of reducing the effects of Global Warming and I think it is a great idea. By replacing dark-colored roofs and pavement with reflective alternatives, we can offset 44 metric gigatons of greenhouse emissions annually. Also he asked for flat roofs to be painted white.
 

 
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