Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

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Reactions Science Videos | September 25, 2019

There are things you can do right now to help our climate--like investing in renewable energy. But today on Reactions, were digging into a few of the weirdest climate change-combating ideas out there.

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Solar mirrors
Session 4: Designing LearningExperiences

Feasibility of cooling the Earth with a cloud of small spacecraft near the inner Lagrange point (L1)

Optimal Sunshade Configurations for Space-Based Geoengineering near the Sun-Earth L1 Point

A Sunshade for Planet Earth

Reflecting on 50 years of geoengineering research

Could Space Mirrors Stop Global Warming?

Geoengineering Earth's radiation balance to mitigate COe-induced climate change

Iron seeding
Fertilizing the Seas with Iron

Iron-dumping ocean experiment sparks controversy

Ocean Iron Fertilization--Moving Forward in a Sea of Uncertainty

Seaweed
The red macroalgae Asparagopsis taxiformis is a potent natural antimethanogenic that reduces methane production during in vitro fermentation with rumen fluid

Effects of Marine and Freshwater Macroalgae on In Vitro Total Gas and Methane Production

In vitro evaluation of feeding North Atlantic stormtoss seaweeds on ruminal digestion

What is FutureFeed?

Seaweed could hold the key to cutting methane emissions from cow burps

Macroalgae as feed supplement for reduction of methane emission in livestock

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