A2_9 None Like It Hot

Simon Clapton, Calum Meredith, David Boulderstone

Abstract


This paper looks into the use of a Hohmann transfer to help combat global warming by moving the Earth further away from the Sun to reduce its surface temperature. It was found that the total delta-v required to move the Earth from its current orbit to one which would lower the temperature by 1.1 oC, would be 117.5 ms-1.


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