“What if there was a thermostat that allowed you to turn down the temperature of the Earth whenever you wanted.”

Solar geoengineering with a handful of chaulk


Tue, Aug 21st, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Pumping the stratosphere full of chaulk would allow Earth's temperature to drop to preindustrial levels. This TED 2017 proposal does not see this as a solution to global warming.

In this perspective-shifting talk, Danny Hillis prompts us to approach global issues like climate change with creative scientific solutions. Taking a stand for solar geoengineering, he looks at controversial solutions with open-minded curiosity.



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