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

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Fri Jan 26 2001 - 14:58:57 MST wrote:
> 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.

I don't see why you're worrying about global warming when all that extra
heat will obviously evaporate enough water to keep the sea level from

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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