10 Apr '11, 5pm

April 9 Science News: Key 'geoengineering' strategy may yield warming, not cooling

Cloud whitening was originally proposed back in 1990 by John Latham, now of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, US. It has since been developed by a number of other researchers including University of Edinburgh wave energy pioneer Stephen Salter, joining a number of other “geoengineering” techniques that would attempt either to reduce solar radiation reaching earth or absorb carbon dioxide from the air. One version envisages specially designed ships, powered by wind, operating in areas of the ocean where reflective stratocumulus clouds are scarce. The ships would continually spray fine jets of seawater droplets into the sky, where tiny salt crystals would act as nuclei around which water vapour would condense, producing clouds or thickening them where they already exist. It has not yet been trialled in practice, although proponents say it ought ...

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/10/geoengineering-clou...

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