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Anonymous asked in EnvironmentGlobal Warming · 2 months ago

Is there a way to reverse global warming?

Assuming all man made greenhouse gas emissions eventually stopped entirely, would be be able to undo what has already been done?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    The earth will continue to warm well after we stop dumping greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, until earth has found a new equilibrium.  The oceans are massive heat sinks, it is one of the reasons we flock to the beaches on hot summer days.

    And there are ways to cool the earth, iron fertilization of the ocean, scrubbing CO2 from the atmosphere and injecting aerosols into the atmosphere have all been proposed.

    Injecting aerosols is probably the cheapest and a country like India could decide to lower earth's temperature because a politician thinks it is too warm.  And that politician could argue that any objection is shear hypocrisy when nearly all other countries clearly have not made an effort to stop our own emissions when the earth was warming?

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  • Aaron
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    there are many ways we can use to reverse global warming ,for example ,we can reduce the car use ,gas-guzzling car is responsible for the increase in greenhouse gases ,in fact ,Car will emit billions of tons of carbon dioxide and toxic gas  into air each year ,if government require car owner to reduce car use ,then the global warming will be slowed down ,second ,we can plant more trees to absorb carbon dioxide ,some countries in the world has built more than 100000 hectares of forest to reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere ,and slow down the global warming process ,as the largest carbon sink reservoir in terrestrial ecosystem ,forest indeed plays an critical role ,

    as long as each family plant some trees ,we can thwart global warming ,

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Yes. While we cannot stop global warming overnight, or even over the next several decades, we can slow the rate and limit the amount of global warming by reducing human emissions of heat-trapping gases and soot (“black carbon”).

  • 2 months ago

    The globe is warming.  Nobody knows why it is warming.  Until they do know why it is warming, then it is pointless to ask if there is a way to reverse it.  Those who have analyzed the various causes, say man cannot reverse them.  Anyone who thinks global warming is anything but an ideological attempt to hurt America needs to explain why liberals do not expect China, India and Indonesia to do anything.  Those three are 95 % of the greenhouse gas problem.

  • Jake
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Not everything you've been taught about global warming is true.  A person can better distinguish truth from fiction by reciting the rosary of the Virgin Mary every day with care and sincerity.  Her Son, Jesus, is the Way, the Truth and the Life!

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    depolulate the planet ASAP

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You can't stop it, you can only hope to contain it!

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    reverse? doubtful

    slow down? yes

    you cant stop it, but you can slow it to a crawl 

  • No, we are past the point of no return. 

  • 2 months ago

    Only the planet can change global warming or cooling 

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