[LMB] OT: Practice for terraforming Beta Colony on Earthly deserts.

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Jun 21 13:10:53 BST 2021



> On Jun 20, 2021, at 11:33 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm afraid I don't have much hope for greening deserts, since we're
> creating them much faster than we can possibly repair them.
> <https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-really-turned-sahara-desert-green-oasis-wasteland-180962668/ <https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-really-turned-sahara-desert-green-oasis-wasteland-180962668/>>
> In some senses, we're living in the Singularity - our very distant
> ancestors could never have imagined the world they ended up creating for
> us.  Which is the problem.

We’re also irrigating deserts.    If we come up with technology to get more cheap water, our predictions will change.


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