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scientists plan artificial volcano to cool climate

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  • Interesting story, but it fails to observe some obvious facts.

    1km = 3,281 feet. They claim to use a water pump available at any hardware store. With a pump at ground level, and a balloon at 1km, it would require 1,420psi or about 9790 kPa. At your average hardware store (i.e., the ones I've been in, and looked at pumps), I don't recall anything near that.

    The largest pump I could find on Lowes or Home Depot web sites was for up to 125 feet of lift. You might be saying "But my pressure washer does better t

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