Scientists Propose Creating Clouds to Slow Warming

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    Scientists Propose Creating Clouds to Slow Warming




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    Facilitate formation. I like alliterations.
     
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    It's worth looking at. But even if it worked, it could be impossible to implement on a political level.

    Just getting everyone to _stop_ affecting the climate is incredibly difficult. This technique flips that about, and has us actively try to change climate. And change doesn't affect areas all the same. More clouds in one nation could mean less rain in another nation. How would the world work out that political mess?
     
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    That is the real problem. We know what we could have done to prevent the present position we are in. But we haven't the slightest idea of the affects of various ideas concerning geo-engineering. Other than we can expect unforeseen consequences for sure.

    I do not see the human race stopping putting GHGs into the atmosphere until the CO2 is well past 500 ppm, and, without a huge catastrophe, doubtful we will slowdown even then. At present, I doubt that even a gigaton burp of CH4 from the Arctic Ocean clathrates would wake the people that deny the science and observations concerning AGW.
     
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    I prefer the Hunger Games method of selecting virgins to be sacrificed for the good of all..

    If you keep your pants on for a few more more years, the clouds will return as the current solar cycle subsides. We should all remain seated until the climate change has come to a complete stop..
     
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    Flatulance, what you really prefer is willfull ignorance and nonsense.
     
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    What is your idea of a "huge catastrophe" with respect to this scenario?
     
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    Man made global warming is nonsense
     
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    Jroc is nonsense.
     

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