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The Cooling

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
Meteorology, Natural Sciences
Unknown Binding, 306 pages
Published January 1st 1976 by Prentice Hall
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Angus Mcfarlane
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Fascinating description of the extreme measures apparently considered seriously by US and Soviet administrations during the 60's and 70's to prevent the world slipping into the next ice age. Some don't make sense, like damming the Mediterranean to restrict addition of warm saline water to the Atlantic and thereby weaken Gulf Stream momentum - wouldn't that lead to more cooling? Others, like dusting the Arctic with coal to reduce albedo and melt the ice, were never attempted and perhaps that is ...more
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