Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
Just fusion alone (which we have had some success with for over 60 years) would give us the energy needed to run the carbon cycle backwards and transfer all that carbon from the atmosphere back into the ground. There are vast areas of the Earth that are not feasible for growing crops or livestock, but with cheap water and fertilizers they would flourish.

Or we could start today by simply switching back to regenerative soil management practices and get the CO2 drawdown going while saving water, energy, and making money.

You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.
R. Buckminster Fuller