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    Scientists to stop global warming with 100,000 square mile sun shade

    Scientists claim they can fight global warming by firing trillions of mirrors into space to deflect the sun's rays forming a 100,000 square mile "sun shade".

    According to astronomer Dr Roger Angel, at the University of Arizona, the trillions of mirrors would have to be fired one million miles above the earth using a huge cannon with a barrel of 0.6 miles across.

    Despite the obvious obstacles - including an estimated $350 trillion (£244trn) price tag for the project - Dr Angel is confident of getting the project off the ground.

    Dr Angel has already secured NASA funding for a pilot project and British inventor Tod Todeschini, 38, was commissioned to build a scaled-down version of the gun.


    All aboard before you get eaten by the giant space-goat. Quick now. Off you go.


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/env...sun-shade.html
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    My bet is that this is the last you will ever hear in regards to this sorry piece of science fiction.
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    What a load of rubbish. If the place heats up then use solar panels to power a load of fridges and leave the doors open. Simple!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ace00 View Post
    Despite the obvious obstacles - including an estimated $350 trillion (£244trn) price tag for the project - Dr Angel is confident of getting the project off the ground.
    Less than saving the banks then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ace00 View Post
    Scientists to stop global warming with 100,000 square mile sun shade
    Scientists claim they can fight global warming by firing trillions of mirrors into space to deflect the sun's rays forming a 100,000 square mile "sun shade".
    well of course they can

    We can also stop it by making the atmosphere "dirty", that is apparently what cooled the earth the last time it heated up (200 gazillion years ago).

    But is it a good idea?

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    Never mind all that sunshade bowlox.

    Green algae. That's your answer.

    Or is it blue algae?

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