news & views > Giant Space Shield to Save the Planet...

Giant Space Shield to Save the Planet

10 Jan 2004

With the Kyoto Protocol scuttled (thanks Dubya!), and a nation of Hummers busily belching out greenhouse gasses, it's time to look at plan B. If the giant space shield doesn't do it for you, how about the clever plan to pour fertilizer into the oceans to create an algeal bloom which would suck up carbon dioxide? Clever, huh? You know, large-scale tampering with an ecosystem always works just the way you think it will. Hey, has anyone heard about the huge horrible island of garbage? Do a google search for Pacific gyre if you're interested. It's floating around between Oregon & Hawaii.

Read the story in the Guardian »

What about invasive species catching a ride on ocean-borne trash? »

« »


Wicked Taos World Tour 2014

 


Roadside Dinosaurs

 


SpamLit and Spoetry

 


The Gentle Art of Defamatory Epithets

 


Mastering Words

 


Writing that Lasts

 


Improve Management of Albuquerque's Backyard

 


Throw the Bums Out

 


Should I Post This Image?

 


Laura Paskus, star reporter

 


Speak up- Ken Salazar is Listening!

 


Great Gifts for Public Lands Lovers!

 


New Public Lands!!

 


Party Like it's 1999 (if you support S22)

 


Militant Grammarians Strike the Grand Canyon

 


So Green It Hurts

 


Hooray! Sustainable Foods on the Table at National Parks

 


Tread Lightly? On What Planet?

 


75 reasons to vote November 7

 


Look, but don't touch!

 


Gale Norton In Pants

 


Good News! Two new wilderness areas!

 


Grist for your mill

 


Al Gore gets all het up

 


Some Good News

 


Law Allows Seismic Exploration in National Park

 


Secret Service Protects Nesting Duck

 


Extreme Hunter in Charge of Birdies, Bunnies

 


New Forest Rules Issued Dec 23, 2004

 


Creepy Things in the Appropriations Act

 


Kokopelli Uncut

 


Bears Can't Vote

 


Antelope & Mexicans Suffer for Immigration Policies

 


More Killer Vacations: Southern California

 


My Land's Not for Sale

 


Hard Times at the Duck Factory

 


Bear Lake Monster Rises Again

 


Interior Refuses FOIA Request

 


Room for All of God's Creatures

 


Mother Nature Responds to Bush Environmental Policies

 


Mired in the Gyre

 


Getting Hotter & Harder to Breathe

 


Killer Vacations

 


Creationism in the National Parks

 


Giant Space Shield to Save the Planet

 


Where Would Jesus Camp?

 


Privatization of Public Lands

 


Margaret Murie 1902-2003

 


Seizing Private Land for OHV Access

 


Cowfree 21st Century

 


It's a Trip!

 


War on Terror in Bridger-Teton National Forest

 


Public Lands, Disney Style