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Bill Gates Plans to Spray The Atmosphere with Chalk to Combat Climate Change

A “super balloon” like this one NASA is testing could bring the chalk payload to the stratosphere for Bill Gates’ climate changing experiments. Image: NASA

In a never-before-tested plan to alter the Earth’s atmosphere and global temperatures, one of the world’s wealthiest people, Bill Gates, is planning to spend millions with other private donors, to spray the stratosphere with chalk to combat climate change. The chalk would be calcium carbonate,  the same material that is the primary component of egg shells, snail shells, seashells, and pearls.  Gates and other project backers hope this plan will deflect some of the sun’s

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