Mongolia bids to keep city cool with ‘ice shield’ experiment

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Méandres de la rivière Tuul au sud de Lün, Mongolie (47°52’ N – 105°15’ E) © YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND/ALTITUDE

Geoengineering trial aims to ‘store’ winter temperatures in a giant block of ice that will cool and water Ulan Bator in summer

Mongolia is to launch one of the world’s biggest ice-making experiments later this month in an attempt to combat the adverse affects of global warming and the urban heat island effect.


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