Radical proposal to artificially cool Earth's climate could be safe, new study claims


… he added that the technology could cost hundreds of billions of dollars a year and would pose complicated ethical questions, such as whether people have a right to see a blue sky.

Do people have a right to see a blue sky? This is the most absurd question I've heard in a long time. Spraying aerosols into the atmosphere so that we can continue polluting the planet unencumbered for another generation or two should be considered an absolute last resort to buy time until better geoengineering methods can be developed. Sadly, this bandaid would likely encourage similar bandaids, resulting in a perpetually orange sky for anyone who isn't a billionaire …