Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Sky is Falling

Climate fight means changing sky's colour

Environmentalist and former Australian of the Year Tim Flannery says that in order to fight climate change, the colour of the sky may have to be altered.

Professor Flannery says that the world could consider "solar dimming", whereby sulphur is pumped into the atmosphere.

The sulphur then blocks and repels solar rays from entering into the earth's atmosphere and being trapped by greenhouse gas.

"It would change the colour of the sky," Professor Flannery told AAP. Read More

Professor Flannery is predicting a total climate collapse by 2013. It would seem like a stretch considering that some scientists believe the Earth is actually cooling.

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