We Went to the Moon. Why Can’t We Solve Climate Change?

The original moon shoot inspired billions. Calling climate action a moon shot isn’t a perfect parallel — but maybe we should try it anyway.

The New York Times
Jul 19 · 6 min read
Earth as seen from the Apollo 11 lunar mission in July 1969. Photo: Space Frontiers/Getty Images

By John Schwartz

Could a “moon shot” for climate change cool a warming planet?

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