UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes

August 24, 2012 by  
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As Hurricane Isaac approaches the Caribbean and is set to continue into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of British scientists from the University of Leeds has proposed that Marine Cloud Brightening (MCB) could—in theory—be used to decrease sea surface temperatures where hurricanes form. The report, published in Atmospheric Science Letters , suggests that this technique could reduce hurricane intensity by one category. Read the rest of UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cloud brightening , cloud-seeding , clouds , global warming , hurricane defense , hurricane intensity , hurricanes , marine clouding brightening , sea surface temperature , seeding , Sustainability Features , university of leeds

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UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes

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