Reflective paint helps women in slums combat extreme heat caused by climate change

As a result of climate change, temperatures are skyrocketing in India. Sadly, this has resulted in a 150% increased incidence of heat waves which have killed thousands of people in recent years. To help those who are suffering find some relief, the non-profit Mahila Housing Trust is working with Indian women based in 100 slums in 5 cities to apply reflective pain to units which can decrease indoor temperatures by several degrees. Additional goals of the non-profit include upgrading and redeveloping…

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