Reverse Global Warming? Ambitious, no? Let’s pick the idea apart. Reading the weekly science newsletter in grade school piqued my interest. Preparation for the International Geophysical Year was “front page!” Scientists from around the world, the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and Ecuador, collaborated to better understand our planet. Oceanographer Roger Revelle, whose 1957 study brought serious scientific attention to global warming, and also: Was instrumental in creating the International Geophysical Year Submerged in “Alvin” at the ocean floor, helped “nail” plate tectonics theory as Director of Scripps Institute of Oceanography Received the Presidential Medal of Science, awarded by President…
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