19.05.2015

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New York Times: Chemo for the Planet

"Still, if disaster is truly approaching, wouldn’t you rather be safe than sorry?"

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19.05.2015

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The Conversation: Rather than divest, advocate for carbon balancing

On CCS and CDR. "Is it possible to support urgent action on climate change without opposing fossil fuel use? Indeed it is and there are sound arguments for why those concerned about the planet need not support fossil fuel divestment."

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18.05.2015

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HubPages: Geo-engineering Solutions for Climate Change - Myth, Plausible or Catastrophic

"Geo-engineering solutions to climate change have been bandied about for both Earth, and for Mars - to make the red planet suitable for humans, when we stuff up the one we are currently living on. While many of these proposals have been regarded as science fiction there have been a series of proposals put forward by various respectable scientific organisations."

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17.05.2015

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The Long Now Foundation (Video): David Keith: Patient Geoengineering

"“Temporary, moderate, and responsive” should be the guidelines of responsible geoengineering, in David Keith’s view. For slowing global warming, and giving humanity time to bring greenhouse gas emissions down to zero (and eventually past zero with carbon capture), he favors the form of “solar radiation management” that reflects sunlight the way volcanoes occasionally do—with sulfate particles in the stratosphere."

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17.05.2015

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physicsworld.com: How to efficiently capture carbon dioxide out of thin air

"A novel synthetic material that is a thousand times more efficient than trees at capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere was presented by Klaus Lackner, director of Arizona State University's new Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, at a meeting of the American Physical Society in Maryland last Sunday. According to Lackner, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached the point where simply reducing emissions will not be enough to tackle climate change."

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17.05.2015

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the guardian: Geoengineering is fast and cheap, but not the key to stopping climate change

"Lowering the planet’s temperature with sulphate aerosols could cost less than $10bn a year, but would leave future generations with a double catastrophe"

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17.05.2015

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Smithsonian: Is This Plan to Combat Climate Change Insane or Insanely Genius?

"Harvard physicist David Keith wants to use two jets and one million tons of sulfur dioxide a year to halt global warming"

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17.05.2015

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Everything and the Carbon Sink Blog: “Pre-pay” carbon policy: how carbon removal enables regulatory alternatives

"A “pre-pay” carbon policy might work something like this: before a company extracts a ton of carbon from the ground (be it in the form of oil, natural gas, coal, trees, soil, etc.), it would have to “pre-pay” for a credit demonstrating that the organization (or a third-party) had already removed and sequestered an equivalent ton of carbon from the atmosphere."

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17.05.2015

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Still Searching Blog: Geo-Engineering the Anthropocene

"The Anthropocene thesis, as presented in the increasingly expanding body of images and texts, appears generally split between optimists and pessimists, especially when it comes to geo-engineering, the deliberate intervention in the Earthʼs natural systems to counteract climate change."

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17.05.2015

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American Thinker Blog: Saving Humanity from Catastrophic Global Cooling: A Task for Geo-Engineering

"While the science is certainly interesting and important, there is no need to delay the crucial and urgent tests of geo-engineering; they involve only minor costs and little risk to the atmospheric environment."

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