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Hacking Planet Earth

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An exploration of the cutting-edge technology that will enable us to confront the realities of climate change.
For decades scientists and environmentalists have sounded the alarm about the effects of global warming. We are now past the tipping point. As floods, storms, and extreme temperatures become our daily reality, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" efforts aren't enough anymore. In Hacking Planet Earth, New York Times bestselling author Thomas Kostigen takes readers to the frontlines of geoengineering projects that scientists, entrepreneurs, engineers , and other visionaries around the world are developing to solve the problems associated with global warming.
From giant parasols hovering above the Earth to shield us from an unforgiving sun, to lasers shooting up into clouds to coax out much-needed water, Kostigen introduces readers to this inspiring work and the men and woman who are spearheading it. These futurist, far- thinking, world-changing ideas will save us, and Hacking Planet Earth offers readers their new vision for the future.

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Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

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  • Release date: March 24, 2020

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  • ISBN: 9780525538363
  • Release date: March 24, 2020

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  • ISBN: 9780525538363
  • File size: 22710 KB
  • Release date: March 24, 2020

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An exploration of the cutting-edge technology that will enable us to confront the realities of climate change.
For decades scientists and environmentalists have sounded the alarm about the effects of global warming. We are now past the tipping point. As floods, storms, and extreme temperatures become our daily reality, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" efforts aren't enough anymore. In Hacking Planet Earth, New York Times bestselling author Thomas Kostigen takes readers to the frontlines of geoengineering projects that scientists, entrepreneurs, engineers , and other visionaries around the world are developing to solve the problems associated with global warming.
From giant parasols hovering above the Earth to shield us from an unforgiving sun, to lasers shooting up into clouds to coax out much-needed water, Kostigen introduces readers to this inspiring work and the men and woman who are spearheading it. These futurist, far- thinking, world-changing ideas will save us, and Hacking Planet Earth offers readers their new vision for the future.

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