August 23, 2014

Space Lasers vs. Global Warming

Brian Merchant, Motherboard

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At the world's first major geoengineering conference, two separate scientists put forward proposals to use lasers to modify the Earth's climate and fight global warming, from space.

One suggested that a satellite equipped with a high-powered laser could grow clouds in the atmosphere below; the other proposed lasers that would blast greenhouse gases from orbit to effectively erase the agents of climate change.

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Tags: Lasers, Climate Change, Geoengineering


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