The Conversation: Lighter Pavement Really Does Cool Cities

Paving with brighter materials can lower air temperatures in cities. MIT Resaerchers have found that cool pavements could reduce the frequency of heatwaves by 41%
June 23, 2021

CSHub researchers have found that pavements with brighter materials—also known as 'cool' or reflective pavements—can reduce the frequency of heatwaves by 41% in U.S. cities. In this op-ed in The Conversation, they explain why it's important to think strategically when implementing reflective pavements.