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The fact that dwarfism is built into every mammal, if the situation became dire, we could turn on the dwarfism gene for one generation.


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  Maybe a point of no-return will be reached in climate change, where there aren't any alternatives.   At this point I think dwarfism would be a very good option.

  I vaguely remember that the dwarfism gene is present in all mammals.  Turning on this gene could be very easy, as the code already exists in everyone's DNA.


Is this proposal for a practice or a project?

Not sure


What actions do you propose?

At least some research funding to prepare for this situation.  It could be a considered an international imperative, which could be funded by any number of nations.

Maybe the funding is disguised as research for enabling/disabling dwarfism, so it can be more appealing to discuss openly.

Seek funding for genetic scientists to develop methods of enabling/disabling dwarfism.
Seek funding for scientists to perfect the methods of delivering these solutions to the public.
Seek funding for PR people to prepare various media strategies for a handful of countries.


Who will take these actions?

Not me.


Where will these actions be taken?


In addition, specify the country or countries where these actions will be taken.

No country selected


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Country 3

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Country 4

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Country 5

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Impact/Benefits


What impact will these actions have on greenhouse gas emissions and/or adapting to climate change?

Maybe 1/3 reduction in greenhouse gases in a single generation.


What are other key benefits?

Unknown.


Costs/Challenges


What are the proposal’s projected costs?

Unknown.


Timeline


About the author(s)

I'd rather not say.


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