Questions tagged [solar-thermal]

The use of sunlight to generate heat, usually in water. Heated water can be used directly or it can drive a turbine to generate electricity. For questions on generating electricity using semiconductors see [photovoltaics].

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How do white roofs cause global warming?

Another user asked the question, and I think the question is important enough to deserve it's own post. I've heard that white roofs drive away clouds and cause global warming. How can this be?