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Politicians aren't in a hurry to lower emissions even as the world's temperature rises. Can we buy more time to fix the environment with a giant orbiting sunshade?
Supervolcanoes pose a dire threat to humanity, able to easily kill millions when they erupt with their full power, and there's nothing we can do to stop them. Or is there?
A new geoengineering experiment seeks to cool the Earth by safely emulating the aftermath of volcanic eruptions. But even if it’s successful, all it can do is buy us time.
With no faith in politicians to help combat global warming, some scientists are turning to geo-engineering as a possible solution.