Can plankton help save the planet?
Some Silicon Valley technocrats are betting that it just might. In an effort to ameliorate the effects of global warming, several groups are working on ventures to grow vast floating fields of plankton intended to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and carry it to the depths of the ocean. It is an idea, debated by experts for years, that still sounds like science fiction — and some scholars think that is where it belongs.
Quick-on-his-toes-Casey realized there are plenty of “ponds and stuff” to be utilized in the same manner as the Muncy lab; hence, his latest hippie van plan.