It's ofter cited as an example of the "Law of unintended consequesnces"
Consider what the hysteria associated with co2 is spawning...
DÜSSELDORF, Germany, Feb 27 (Tierramérica) - The prestigious German oceanography ship Polarstern is conducting a major experiment of seeding the oceans with iron in order to absorb carbon dioxide, the principal greenhouse-effect gas.
Note the word "prestigious". Gimme a break!! Are we going mad.
On one hand we have the greens banning the beneficial use of DDT because it affects certain bird eggs with the unintended consequence of millions of malaria related deaths worldwide. We tie up projects that emits anything or disturbs natural habitats for years with endless environmental impact assessments and or lawsuits.
On the OTHER HAND, we plunge into dumping mountains of elementaal iron into the oceans because ...
Not to worry though, they know what they're doing. They're "prestigious"!!!