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"The whole problem of energy sources is going to be solved by little solutions, not by some big new piece of technology that does everything. We got into this crisis by believing that we had one big piece of technology that would do everything (oil)."
- Gregory Benford

Antithermal Shield  
  A material that protected against climate warming.  

"A ride, sir? Better get indoors; it's almost noon"

Gasping, almost unable to breathe, Leo said, "Yes, thanks..." He unsteadily got into the cab, and fell back at once against the seat, panting in the coolness provided by its antithermal shield.

From The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by Doubleday in 1965
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Buildings were also provided with antithermal shielding in the roof; entrances were provided with antithermal curtains.

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