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Forests in the desert: the answer to climate change?

Date : 4th November 2009, Source : The Guardian (UK)



Some talk of hoisting mirrors into space to reflect sunlight, while others want to cloud the high atmosphere with millions of tonnes of shiny sulphur dust. Now, scientists could have dreamed up the most ambitious geoengineering plan to deal with climate change yet: converting the parched Sahara desert to a lush forest. The scale of the ambition is matched only by the promised rewards the scientists behind the plan say it could "end global warming".

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/nov/04/forests-desert-answer-climate-change





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