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Archive for September 9th, 2009

The Global Warming Solution is… (drum roll please)… Spraying Clouds With Seawater!

Posted by The Diatribe Guy on September 9, 2009


Yes, it’s true. Making big, white, puffy clouds even bigger, whiter, and puffier is the latest brainchild of the ignoramuses who consider themselves to be elite thinkers. Oh, I’m sorry… is that too judgmental? Excuse me: the proposed solution is the latest theoretical benchmark in the climate change debate. Better? I wouldn’t want to offend anyone.

So, apparently the answer is to spray saltwater into clouds. But don’t let me explain it. Here’s the story:

We’ve Solved It! And it only took until lunch time!

…So how would they fix the global climate threat? How about keeping global temperatures in check by spraying clouds with drops of seawater to help make them bigger and whiter and more reflective of the sun’s rays. That’s the conclusion of a small panel of very acclaimed economists assembled by the Copenhagen Consensus, the Nobel-heavy brain trust assembled every year by Bjorn Lomborg, the iconoclastic author, to tackle the world’s problems. Read the rest of this entry »


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