Obvious solutions

From: John Cowan <jcowan_at_REUTERSHEALTH.COM>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 11:30:15 -0400

Markus Kuhn scripsit:

> Which reminds me of the obvious set of solutions to the problem that
> nobody at Torino even dared to mention:

I propagated this message to another mailing list, and received this reply:

< Nah. You don't have to get that drastic. Studies have shown that
< fresh-water reservoirs affect the earth's spin. Want to slow it down?
< Pump more water uphill! Speed it up? Move the water to Death Valley!
< It's only water. It's only desert. Who could complain! ;-)

Pumped-storage facilities could serve as pilot plants for this effort.

John Cowan  jcowan_at_reutershealth.com  www.ccil.org/~cowan  www.reutershealth.com
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Received on Tue Aug 19 2003 - 08:30:43 PDT

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