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MIT PROPOSES BRAZIL-SIZED FLEET OF “SPACE BUBBLES” TO COOL THE EARTH

A group of MIT researchers is exploring a radical idea for reversing global warming: using a raft of “space bubbles” to reflect sunlight away from our planet. The idea behind solar geoengineering is that we can cool the Earth by reflecting some solar radiation away from it. The proposed shield would be about the size of Brazil, and the bubbles for it could be manufactured and deployed in space.
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