Rocketeers are Geoengineers
March 30, 2020 6:50 PM Subscribe
In 2018, the 225 tons of black carbon emissions from rocket launches equaled that of the entire aviation industry. Injected into the stratosphere, these particles accumulate and could cause regional temperature shifts. With space launches growing at 8% a year, the launch industry may be conducting a planetary-scale geoengineering experiment far outstripping the impact of their CO2 emissions.
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