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Is a Rogue Lab About to Set Off a Geoengineering Disaster?

By Eliza Strickland | May 4, 2010 5:06 pm

Last week, an atmospheric scientist named Kyle Vandercamp stumbled across some surprising documents at his job, and decided to blow the whistle on his employer, Bluebird Lab. The privately funded lab wasn’t just researching potential geoengineering solutions–the planet hacks that could serve as a “plan B” if we can’t get globe-warming CO2 emissions under control–it was actually preparing a full-blown, unilateral tryout for one of these schemes, he said.

Freaky, eh? Might be something to be alarmed about–if it wasn’t just a game.

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