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Boffins want to curb climate change by building a $7bn fleet of 1,900 ships to crisscross the oceans as each sucks up ten tons of seawater per second and blasts it a kilometer into the sky to create clouds to absorb sunlight and cool the earth.
And Bill Gates is funding them. No, really.
Originally posted by MysterE
Whenever someone plays with mother nature I get a bad feeling. It seems the earth has been able to sustain itself for billions of years now, and who knows what unforseen consequences this may have. Or, it may be the savior of man in the battle to cool the world, who knows?
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
Well, the billions of cars stopped at stop lights, and stuck in traffic, and driving all over the place, and our aircraft, and boats, and factories, and power plants, etc, are pumping gases into the air which is technically "someone playing with mother nature", so do you have a bad feeling about that too?
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