Which of the following is / are objectives of the SPICE Project, which was in news recently?
- decreasing atmospheric albedo
- removal of sulphate particles, or aerosols from the stratosphere
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
The SPICE (Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering) project aims at Global dimming. First statement is incorrect because the project aims to as cloud-whitening or surface albedo enhancements and not albedo reduction. Second statement is incorrect because the project aims at injecting sulfate particles, or aerosols in stratosphere.
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