• Reading Level 4
Science | Geography

The ‘insane’ plan to save the frozen North

Iced out: Polar bears depend on polar sea ice for their survival, as do seals, their main prey.

Do we need more crazy ideas? Conventional scientists see geoengineering as a highly dangerous response to climate change. But others say desperate times demand desperate measures.

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