Could global warming be reversed by refreezing the polar regions?
The radical ideas for refreezing Earth's poles
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Did you know that a staggering 680 billion tonnes (750 billion tons) of ice is melting every year due to climate change and global warming? The sea ice around Antarctica alone shrank to the smallest area ever recorded in early 2022. And it's in the polar regions that scientists are looking to develop one of the most radical methods ever devised to reverse global warming: the refreezing of the North and South Poles!
It sounds like a crazy idea straight out of science fiction, but researchers believe the concept is feasible and have even published a white paper outlining the methodology such a project would entail. So, how exactly do you refreeze the poles?
Click through and find out how cool these proposals are.
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