shooting pollution particles into the upper atmosphere .....

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    Associated Press
    WASHINGTON -- The president's new science adviser said Wednesday that global warming is so dire, the Obama administration is discussing radical technologies to cool Earth's air.

    John Holdren told the Associated Press in his first interview since being confirmed last month that the idea of geoengineering the climate is being discussed. One such extreme option includes shooting pollution particles into the upper atmosphere to reflect the sun's rays. Mr. Holdren said such an experimental measure would only be used as a last resort.
    Obama to Look at Climate Engineering - WSJ.com


    watch them accidently cause nuclear winter................
     
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    O.M.G. :cuckoo:
     
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    This is hardly new. It is basically what volcanoes do. And, yes, the dangers of unintended consequences are extreme. However, if we begin to see the Arctic clathrates boiling out, we may have to consider the extreme.
     
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    Ah, the Wall Street Journal.

    I remember when they used to be something other than a right wing rag.
     
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    Pravda would be a right wing rag in your eyes.
     
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    we could paint everything white.....
     
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    working for Sherwin Williams now are ya ?
     
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    we could hire christo to wrap everything in white linen.....
     
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    I just love reading the comments to these stories. This one made me :lol:

    What I found particularly funny is that he called Obama a 'HUMAN'. :lol:
     
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    The funniest irony of this, and it's true of almost all their "solutions", they want to try to fix it by doing exactly what they claim the problem to be.
     

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