Forum – “Fighting Climate Change with Geoengineering” responses

  The December 12 issue of Newsweek magazine includes the cover story “Planet Reboot: Fighting Climate Change With Geoengineering” The article included the following passage: The world’s climate scientists have begun to turn their attention to generating workable geoengineering projects that can either bypass governmental red tape or reverse the change [to the world’s climate…

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Imperative to get the carbon removal dialogue up to speed with the science – Guest Post – Noah Deich, UC Berkeley

  On November 4th, Michael Ashcroft, of the Carbon Trust, and I gave a presentation on the topic of technologies for removing carbon from the atmosphere and their implications for industry and government, at the USEA, in Washington, D.C.  Negative emissions, or Carbon Dioxide Removal (“CDR”) activities have recently gained increased press attention in the mass media…

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Wil Burns – Broecker on Air Capture

Columbia University Professor Wally Broecker has recently published a thoughtful opinion piece (open access) on the judiciousness and potential of air capture geoengineering in the new journal Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. At the outset, Broecker develops the theme that drives most of the support for geoengineering research in contemporary society, despair over feckless climate…

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