Recent News & Events

Heat Island Group's cool cars study reported in Israeli energy newsletter

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Alex Doron, former science & technology editor of the Israeli daily newspaper Maariv, writes about the Heat Island Group's cool cars study for the Israeli energy newsletter

702 ABC Sydney radio interviews Ronnen Levinson about Heat Island Group's cool cars study

Sunday, November 6, 2011

702 ABC Sydney Mornings Presenter Deborah Cameron interviews Ronnen Levinson about the Heat Island Group's cool cars study. This live radio program aired in Sydney, Australia on Monday, 7 November 2011 at 9:47 am.

Cool roofs and global cooling: the Heat Island Group responds to Jacobson & Ten Hoeve (2011)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Berkeley Lab Heat Island Group addresses the role of cool roofs in cooling our planet, saving energy, and reducing carbon emissions in this response to a recent study by Stanford researchers Mark Jacobson and John Ten Hoeve. Solar Reflective Paints Can Make Your Car Cooler, Cleaner

Friday, October 21, 2011 features the Heat Island Group's Cool Cars project, noting the benefits of solar reflective car coatings.

Daily Californian discusses global cooling benefits of reflective roofs

Sunday, October 16, 2011

The Daily Californian documents ongoing work on the global cooling benefits of reflective roofs being conducted by Heat Island Group scientists Surabi Menon, Marc Fischer, and Francisco Salamanca.

Berkeley Lab project in India to measure impact of pollution on cool roofs

Thursday, October 13, 2011

LBNL researchers Surabi Menon and Marc Fischer lead a DOE-sponsored project to explore the effects of pollution on cool roof benefits in India.

See the full Berkeley Lab feature here.

Cool colors for cars could improve fuel economy, reduce emissions

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Berkeley Lab features a Heat Island Group study on the potential benefits of cool-colored car shells.

View the feature here.

How Central Park cools the entire planet

Friday, September 16, 2011

Past work by Heat Island Group post-doc George Ban-Weiss on how Central Park and other urban green spaces contribute to global cooling.

White roofs star in "Doonesbury" on August 7, 2011

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Click here to read the "Doonesbury" comic that is all about white roofs.

International Workshop on Advances in Cool Roof Research

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Cool Roof Workshop Agenda