Climate Change

Scientists have proposed three colossal geoengineering projects to slow polar melting

Snow-covered mountains look over the Isfjord in Svalbard, June 1, 2012. The Svalbard archipelago on Europe's northern edge is probably the remotest and wildest place in the Arctic with regularly scheduled flights, so get there quick before the crowds discover its crystal clear waters, glaciers and wildlife. Picture taken June 1, 2012. To match story TRAVEL-SVALBARD/     REUTERS/Balazs Koranyi (NORWAY - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY)

A giant wall, artificial islands and cooling water are three ways that scientists might slow polar melting. Image: REUTERS/Balazs Koranyi

Alex Gray
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