Re: If all the ice melted...

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Mon Jul 02 2001 - 11:34:11 MDT

On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, Mark Walker wrote:

> You are right. It would probably be cheaper and allow for more fine-tuning.
> (Plus it will have the benefit of endearing us further with the greenies.
> ;)) It might also help to increase the earth's albedo in the equatorial
> regions to make the environment fully manageable. Mark.

If you want to melt ice, (and thus prevent the progressive icing
enhanced albedo autofeedback loop) you wouldn't want to burn coal, but to
spread soot or suitable absorbing pigments on top of ice. Could probably
even fabricate soot in situ on low-flying autopiloted cargo planes.

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