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U.S. government scientists are bombarding the skies with the acid-rain causing pollutant sulphur dioxide in an attempt to fight global warming by "geo-engineering" the planet, despite the fact that injecting aerosols into the upper atmosphere carries with it a host of both known and unknown dangers.
"One approach is to insert "scatterers" into the stratosphere," states the article. "Caldeira cites an idea to deploy jumbo jets into the upper atmosphere and deposit clouds of tiny particles.