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New Research Discredits $100 Billion Global Warming 'Fix'
November 29, 2007
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Scientists have revealed an important discovery that raises doubts concerning the viability of plans to fertilize the ocean to solve global warming, a projected $100 billion venture. According to Dr. Michael Lutz at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, ocean fertilization schemes, which resemble an artificial summer, may not remove as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as has been suggested, because they ignore important natural processes.Full Story
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
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