Sunday, December 23, 2007

The Year's 10 Craziest Ways to Hack the Earth

Wired reports: "Scientists have come up with extreme -- some might say crazy -- schemes to counteract global warming. This year saw the most radical geo-engineering ideas yet: man-made volcanoes, orbiting mirror fleets and ocean re-engineering to cool the planet and absorb carbon dioxide.

Some say the extreme temperatures predicted for the near future call for extreme measures. Others say the solutions could be worse than the problem. In increasing order of unorthodoxy, here are the 10 craziest geo-engineering schemes of 2007."

There are some interesting and scary ideas being proposed to save the planet. The questions is the possible cure worse then the problem?
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