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Former United Nations Climate Expert Calls For Global Rules on Geoengineering

By Derrick Broze

In a recent speech a former United Nations climate expert warns that climate engineering should halt until global rules are established.

On April 6, Janos Pasztor, former United Nations assistant secretary-general on climate change, spoke at Arizona State University regarding the dangers of solar geoengineering and the need for international rules to regulate the controversial technology. 1,135 more words

Solar Power Nerdiness and the Terrifying Problem of Albedo

I swear, it is almost impossible to stop yourself. I promised I would be more disciplined, but I’m not.

When someone who cares about climate change gets solar panels on their roof, the temptation to keep looking at how much energy you are generating is virtually irresistible. 999 more words

Climate Change

Philosopher Meets Meteorologist to Talk About Climate Engineering

In a recent article for Grist, meteorologist Eric Holthaus claims that we are already locked into a devil’s bargain on climate change. The bargain asks us to weigh a trade-off between two things that pollution in the atmosphere does for us. 947 more words

Ethics

When Saving Lives Kills: The Strange Case of Maritime Ship Emissions

Ships large enough to carry cargo across the world’s oceans have big engines. In fact, they have really big engines. The ones that power the monster container ships… 1,096 more words

Climate Change

Silent Weapons: A Crazy Conspiracy Theory

Please excuse my long silence, but I have come down with a bad case of the flu, along with a good portion of the U.S. and Europe, according to our mainstream news.  363 more words

Geo-engineering

What the Hell Are They Spraying? Lionel Interviews Dane Wigington of GeoEngineering Watch

Lionel jumps into the Geoengineering conversation, head-first, with Dane Wigington, of GeoEngineering Watch.

Weather & Environment

Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J. Burrowes | Global Research

Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It was the last of its kind on Earth. 3,087 more words

Environment