High albedo to the rescue! An announcement at California's annual Climate Change Research Conference shows the potential for massive global warming offsets by using high-albedo roofing materials.
"Globally, roofs account for 25% of the surface of most cities, and pavement accounts for about 35%. If all were switched to reflective material in 100 major urban areas, it would offset 44 metric gigatons of greenhouse gases."
Pretty unbelievable what a little paint could do!
Read the article: To slow global warming, install white roofs