cremeglace writes: A Harvard University physicist has come up with a new way to cool parts of the planet: pump vast swarms of tiny bubbles into the sea to increase its reflectivity and lower water temperatures. “Since water covers most of the earth, don’t dim the sun,” says the scientist, Russell Seitz, speaking from an international meeting on geoengineering research here. “Brighten the water.” ScienceNOW has more details in Could tiny bubbles cool the planet?.
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-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)