Re: World is 10 deg chillier: storing water in antarctica

Date: Fri Jan 26 2001 - 14:35:49 MST

Spike writes:
> Hey, Ive an idea. Many will agree that a rising sea is bad for those
> who live near it on low ground. What if we were to intentionally
> lower the sea level? Wouldnt we recover a bunch of ground that
> is currently good for nothing but lazy surfers and such? The Dutch
> would love this idea: could we not pump sea water inland on
> Antarctica and spew it into the sky on a cold dark summer day?

Nah, go with the easier route: just punch a hole in the ocean floor,
wait until the required amount of water drains out, then plug it.
No muss, no fuss.


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