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Climate engineering to 'cure' global warming could turn sunny blue skies WHITE
Daily Mail ^ | 6/6/12 | Rob Waugh

Posted on 06/07/2012 2:54:36 PM PDT by Teflonic

Aerosol spray into upper atmosphere could reflect light away from Earth

Scattering of red particles around Earth could 'wash' sky white

Effect visible everywhere on Earth

Most intense outside towns

The sky could turn from a reassuring blue to a blank white if scientists are forced to take drastic action to tackle global warming, experts have claimed.

By injecting aerosols which scatter light into the atmosphere we could reflect more sun away from Earth and cool the planet.

But the knock-on effect would be the scattering of red particles around the atmosphere that wash out the blue.

The result would be skies that turn into a foggy or hazy white instead of the crisp colours we are used to on a summer’s day.

According to report in the New Scientist, such a measure would cut by a fifth the amount of sunlight that makes its way to Earth, though the reduction in the amount of blue in the sky could be much more pronounced.

Ben Kravitz of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Stanford, California, said that mankind could turn to geoengineering to solve our problems with the environment, a drastic solution once things have taken a turn for the worse.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: change; climate; cooling; globalwarming; stanford; sun
Anyone attempting (or even suggesting?) such massive manipulation of our planet should be shot with impunity.
1 posted on 06/07/2012 2:54:50 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: Teflonic
"should be shot with impunity"

Um.


2 posted on 06/07/2012 2:58:17 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: Teflonic
um...aren't aerosols banned ?
course, so is mercury, cept in our light bulbs.
3 posted on 06/07/2012 2:59:13 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
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To: Teflonic

Yeah, there’s a “knock-on” effect going on all right, in these idiot scientists’ heads


4 posted on 06/07/2012 3:00:55 PM PDT by Elpasser
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To: I see my hands

Yes, shot with impunity for gambling with all life on earth.


5 posted on 06/07/2012 3:01:57 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: Teflonic

Mathematically ridiculous.

The Mount Pinatubo eruption put 20,000,000 tons of SO2 into the atmosphere, which resulted in the world’s atmospheric temperature being reduced by about half a degree Celsius, for just one year. (Assuming, of course, that there were no other temperature limiting factors working at the same time, which we will likely never know.)

The following year, the atmospheric temperature returned to normal.


6 posted on 06/07/2012 3:05:29 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Teflonic

LITFA............


7 posted on 06/07/2012 3:06:15 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: I see my hands

I see grant monies at universities are needing a QE-4 stimulus.


8 posted on 06/07/2012 3:07:44 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Teflonic

Let these morons go back to their own planet and try it there first


9 posted on 06/07/2012 3:10:01 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Teflonic

Sounds like the dumbass plot of Highlander 2...


10 posted on 06/07/2012 3:12:11 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: blackdog

Will the amount of Nitrogen in the atmosphere be significantly reduced and/or will the less filtering with a ‘white sky increase the skin cancer deaths sufficiently to suit the plobalists’ agenda to reduce the human population by 6 billion?


11 posted on 06/07/2012 3:13:57 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: blackdog

I have a better idea. Have 1,000,000 socialist democrat libs volunteer to be hoisted up in ballons into the atmosphere and bend over and expose their COMMIE RED REAR ENDS. That should take care of the red dots needed for this
hallucination.


12 posted on 06/07/2012 3:14:02 PM PDT by spawn44 (mu)
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To: Teflonic
No, you don't get it. One isn't shot with impunity, one shoots with impunity.

13 posted on 06/07/2012 3:15:58 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: Teflonic

Rev. 16:8 And the fourth angle poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.


14 posted on 06/07/2012 3:25:16 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Of course I'm right. Sometimes I'm righter than others.)
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To: Teflonic

Time would be better spent figuring out a cure for liberal illness.


15 posted on 06/07/2012 3:29:15 PM PDT by pallis
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To: I see my hands

Oh I see, thanks for the correction. I’ve never had need for the phrase before running across this story.


16 posted on 06/07/2012 3:31:38 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: spawn44
As in all liberal causes, follow the money.

Much to liberals horror, at some point their cause is discovered as a cash cow for some Koch Brother or Haliburton industrial product or service.

Even Chicago's very own Nalco Chemical got exclusive rights to dump millions of barrels of surfactants all over the Gulf of Mexico from aircraft to treat oil slicks so they would sink back to the bottom, and out of sight. Unfortunately the surfactants killed more creatures than the oil did. Wildlife has been dealing with ocean oil slicks for millions of years.

The earth's atmosphere has been dealing with all sorts of wild scenareos involving every toxic gas, particulate, aerosolized metals, and solar calamity in proportions we can't even scare up.

17 posted on 06/07/2012 3:32:54 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Teflonic
What a stupid idea!

I often wonder what God thinks of all this "man made global warming-climate change-we must act now" silliness. Does He ever do the face palm and say "Oh, brother"? Roll His eyes? Or does He laugh?

18 posted on 06/07/2012 3:34:23 PM PDT by Luna (Evil will not triumph. God is at the helm.)
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To: Teflonic

Chemtrails redux


19 posted on 06/07/2012 4:08:56 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: Teflonic
Climate engineering to 'cure' global warming could turn sunny blue skies WHITE

Teflonic: Anyone attempting (or even suggesting?) such massive manipulation of our planet should be shot with impunity.

Oh yeah, that would be a fricking SHOCK if that happened. Why, I can't even IMAGINE something like that. There's just NO WAY that could ever take place.

:: spit ::


20 posted on 06/07/2012 4:12:43 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Teflonic
In order to be a leftist you have to believe...

1) Airplane contrails are actually secret government poisoning of the population known as 'chem-trails.'

2) Spraying aerosols into the atmosphere until it turns white will save the planet from Glowbull Warming.

21 posted on 06/07/2012 4:15:15 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Teflonic

It’s already happening.

First, the Soviets and the Chinese routinely game their weather to try and get the weather they want.

Second, there are planes shoveling something into the atmosphere leaving the very same trails we were trained to spot in the military.

Condensation trails, which in a few minutes look like ‘pearls on the end of a string’ which was a sign to put on MOP gear or gas masks, are common in WA state.

I’m shocked some environmental kook hasn’t screamed at someone about all the badly combusted fuel coming out of all the planes flying about that turn sky blue days into overcast days. Like we need more of that here in Western WA.

They are doing this right now. I think they are floating a balloon to see if they can come clean on it.

Wonder what its costing us right now? Gotta be expensive.


22 posted on 06/07/2012 4:20:35 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Teflonic

Simpsons did it.


23 posted on 06/07/2012 4:32:13 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: stylin19a

Certain propellents of aerosols have been banned — e.g. CFCs.

Some aerosols are banned (or severely restricted) — e.g. particles of soot in smoke stack emissions. Other aerosols continue to be allowed — e.g. bug repellant, sun screen spray.

An aerosol is a suspension of fine particles in the air. The term is almost always misused in the media — hence the confusion.


24 posted on 06/07/2012 4:41:11 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Teflonic

The upshot of this report is that mental illness is vastly underdiagnosed, particularly in the “scientific” community.


25 posted on 06/07/2012 5:12:36 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Teflonic
So all the photovoltaic cells around the world will get 20% less energy.

Oh, yeah, that's a good idea. /s

A lot of very useful solar-powered devices don't have that much margin as it is, and will stop working reliably.

Stupid twits.

26 posted on 06/07/2012 7:19:10 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Teflonic
They are already doing this! It's published - they are using particles of barium and aluminum.
27 posted on 06/07/2012 8:27:27 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: stylin19a
Watermelons would spray us like roaches if they can come up with the excuse. The “green industry” would love dipping into the Treasury for more geo engineering money. They are already spraying barium and aluminum.
28 posted on 06/07/2012 8:30:13 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Teflonic

Stevie Chu and Young Jeezy have teamed up

29 posted on 06/08/2012 5:36:50 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Talisker

“Like” this isn’t already happening...

The conspiracy is just finally coming out to be the truth. I am constantly amazed that stuff I heard about back on Coast to Coast in the late 1980’s if be proven true.


30 posted on 06/08/2012 5:50:34 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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To: Talisker

“Like” this isn’t already happening...

The conspiracy is just finally coming out to be the truth. I am constantly amazed that stuff I heard about back on Coast to Coast in the late 1980’s is be proven true.


31 posted on 06/08/2012 5:50:59 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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32 posted on 06/09/2012 9:00:36 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Teflonic

“experts have claimed”

Sure


33 posted on 06/10/2012 5:03:08 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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