Tuesday, July 31, 2007 | It is unlikely that mankind will cut their emissions so drastically and so fast as to avoid either abrupt climate change or runaway global warming.
Instead, I suggest the low cost, highly scalable, and technically feasible removal of the excess CO2 from the air using biosequestration.
I suggest improving nature using genetic engineering-perhaps seeding a GMO into the ocean.
The high cost of rapidly rebuilding the global energy infrastructure for the global warming mitigation strategy of cutting emissions is creating political gridlock.
We need to remove that excess CO2 from the air in the next couple of decades, or the carrying capacity of the Earth will drop abruptly. Biosequestration can save trillions of dollars and billions of lives.