Gallery: Scientists Propose Using Artificial Volcanoes To Stave Off Glo...

 

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Here at Inhabitat, we’ve covered many unusual geoengineering schemes that all claim to reverse the effects of climate change and potentially save the world. But this proposal from three U.C.L.A. scientists is one of the weirdest. They believe that injecting large amounts of sulfate aerosols in to the atmosphere — in other words, creating a fake volcano — might be the key to staving off the effects of global warming.

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