As Earth’s Energy Balance Consultant (Figure 1), which measures would you use to choose your methods? How would you monitor and control the resulting change? And what uncertainties should you consider along the way?
Figure 1 Pushing Earth’s energy scales.
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This is a drawing of a set of balancing scales with the Earth (complete with arms & legs) sat atop. On the left pan, the sun weighs downwards; to the right, emissions from the surface are higher than the sub; robots appear to pull on both pans.