Carbon Carbon Everywhere and Not A Thought To Think

Of all the ideas to combat global warming, Freeman Dyson’s idea of genetically engineered trees that put carbon the ground is among the worst. Apart from the environmental impact and cost, there’s this: what happens when we stop using fossil fuels? That’s right. Those trees keeping pulling carbon out of the atmosphere and we get global cooling.

It’s amazing how dumb really really smart people can be.

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