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      It doesn’t fully stop it — we still end up with ocean acidification and an altered pole-to-equator temperature gradient, with significant impacts on rainfall patterns.

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          We can’t actually do that though, let alone keep it functional for the hundreds of thousands of years the earth will remain warmed by today’s CO2 emissions

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                  Many small ones implies a huge and ongoing launch schedule.

                  And no, if we do this, we’re not going to stop burning fossil fuels, or remove significant amounts of carbon — schemes like this mostly serve as propaganda for the fossil fuels industry to create continued permission to extract and burn.