UW prof proposes cloud experiment to ...

UW prof proposes cloud experiment to fight global warming

There are 1 comment on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer story from Aug 25, 2012, titled UW prof proposes cloud experiment to fight global warming. In it, Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that:

The concept of geoengineering is as old as science-fiction novels - but never would the greatest of imaginations 100 years ago have predicted that today, geophysicists are proposing field experiments to manipulate clouds.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

LessHypeMoreFact

Toronto, Canada

#1 Aug 26, 2012
Experiment all you want. The fact is that, while we can trigger a change (by AGW from CO2 emissions) we really don't have the tools to use blunt force 'remediation'. Just look at how easy it is to introduce 'invasive species' and how helpless we are to amend them. This idea is similar to adding ANOTHER invasive species to control the first (and when has that worked?)

One problem is that the major problem with climate change is that it is a CHANGE and the climate is disrupted while the system settles to a new state.

Adding another disruption to the climate will NOT eliminate the first. It will just increase the changes that the climate has to adjust to, while at the same time, emptying the publics pockets at a time when they need investment income to fight the change.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

University of Washington Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Man shot before alt-right journalist Milo Yiann... 2 min Ftrump 11
News Association of rare missense variants in the se... Dec '16 Stephany McDowell 1
News NAACP, Sharptona s NAN join coalition pushing f... Dec '16 BIOS vs afros 3
News For undocumented immigrants, Trump's presidency... Dec '16 Anonymous 9
News Antarctica Succumbs to Global Warming (Jan '09) Nov '16 Settled Science _... 23
News The sharing economy has a serious racism proble... Nov '16 Speed Racer 1
News Getting Rich Doesn't Have to Change Successful ... Oct '16 Keiragambler 3
More from around the web