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Bill Gates backs plan to tackle climate change by blocking out the sun
The researchers believe that a fleet of specially-designed aircraft could spray sulfate particles into the lower stratosphere to cool down our planet and offset the effects of climate change.

A test of the technology has been proposed for this year, the Daily Mail reports, with the Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx) seeing a bag of carbonate dust released into the atmosphere 12 miles up.
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At present, there are no aircraft capable of doing this, so they would need to be developed.

The Harvard researchers have claimed that, if it were launched this year, it would cost about $3.5 billion (£2.74 billion), plus $2.25 billion (£1.76 billion) per year.

Enter The Python. The American Jobs Plan , of which the "Made in America Tax Plan": "Revitalize manufacturing, secure U.S. supply chains, invest in R&D, and train Americans for the jobs of the future." ahem ...
Mobilize the next generation of conservation and resilience workers. This $10 billion investment will put a new, diverse generation of Americans to work conserving our public lands and waters, bolstering community resilience, and advancing environmental justice through a new Civilian Climate Corps, all while placing good-paying union jobs within reach for more Americans.
by Cat on Thu Apr 1st, 2021 at 03:47:40 PM EST

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