The 3 Most Hostile Environments Humans Will Soon Inhabit

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NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies has laid out a plan to transform the Sahara Desert into a lush and livable environment. The only catch? It will cost an estimated $2 Trillion.

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How Many People Can Earth Support?:
http://www.livescience.com/16493-people-planet-earth-support.html

“’The power of population is so superior to the power of the Earth to produce subsistence for man, that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race.’ The late-18th century philosopher Thomas Malthus wrote these ominous words in an essay on what he saw as the dire future of humanity.”

Will We Ever… Live In Underwater Cities?:
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130930-can-we-build-underwater-cities

“Ian Koblick hoped the colourful seaweed samples he brought into class would impress. His marine biology professor at Stanford University commented on their beauty and asked where he had found them. Ian replied that he had collected them while exploring off the Californian coast using the Aqua-Lung, an early version of today’s scuba equipment. His tutor dismissed his innovative approach.”

Scientists Concoct A $2 Trillion-Per-Year Plan To Geoengineer The Sahara Desert:
http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2009-09/scientists-concoct-2-trillion-year-plan-geoengineer-sahara-desert

“Now that scientists agree that humans have profoundly changed the Earth’s climate, many have begun asking if we can use our globe-altering power to simply change it back. Geoengineering, essentially terraforming on Earth, has been floated as a cure for global warming a number of times over the past year, but now some scientists have published a plan to transform a part of the Sahara desert into a lush forest, and in the process, absorb enough carbon to offset the world’s current fossil fuel use.”

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