May 13, 2021

Engineering Earth’s climate might quell global warming, but it could come with a cost

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BY MARK KAUFMAN When Mount Pinatubo violently erupted in 1991, the volcano blasted millions of tons of gas well over 20 miles into Earth’s atmosphere. After condensing into little droplets, the particles reflected sunlight back into space and cooled the planet by about 1 degree Fahrenheit for over a year. Nearly three decades later, some […]