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Global Warming Solar Sails

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Uploaded on Jul 23, 2011

This video explains how in the future global warming may be controlled by constructing vast solar sails out in space. These would partially shade the Earth to stop us receiving so much solar radiation. Higher greenhouse gas levels could therefore be tolerated without an associated warming effect.

Solar sail images from this video can be found in the Future Visions section of ExplainingTheFuture.com at: http://explainingthefuture.com/vision...

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