What if Elon Musk accidentally causes Snowpiercer?
May 3, 2019 10:20 AM Subscribe
Working in our billionaires' favor is that—unlike, say, going to Mars—SRM isn't really that complicated: We'd just be dumping some cheap shit up in the sky. Yes, the planes don't exist yet, and some logistics need to be worked out, but almost every estimate of its costs pegs it at the low billions per year—not exactly a dealbreaker for some of the world's tycoons, especially when we place it next to the truly outlandish catastrophes that unchecked warming could bring.
Dave Levitan looks at the possibilities for a motivated billionaire to hack the planet to stave off climate change