Re: Mega-Engineering: Mitigating global warming

Peter C. McCluskey (
Mon, 1 Dec 1997 09:52:31 -0800 (Gregory Sullivan) writes:
>Whether "global warming" is currently occurring or will occur in the
>future is somewhat controversial. Forced reductions in the emissions
>of "greenhouse gases" is currently the main strategy proposed when
>governmental policy makers consider the topic. Is there an
>alternative or complementary approach? If the effect is real then
>some interesting mega-engineering might be attempted. Below are some

Anyone who accepts Drexler's estimates of when nanotechnology will
be possible, and who understands what will happen if an assembler
can utilize atmospheric CO2, should be more concerned about CO2
shortages than CO2-induced global warming.

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