Climate ‘Realists’ Are Delusional
So-called “realistic” responses to climate change don't literally refer to what’s possible. They just refer to what maintains the political status quo.
The US Opposed a UN Plan to Study Geoengineering to Combat Climate Change
A proposal to study the risks and current state of geoengineering technologies failed to materialize at a UN assembly this week.
‘Geostorm’ Is Less Popular With Conspiracy Theorists Than the Government Was Expecting
The National Weather Service was preparing for an influx of questions about government weather modification, but no one cares.
A 'Geoengineering Cocktail' Is the Latest Last-Ditch Proposal to Reverse Climate Change
Humans have been accidentally geoengineering for centuries. At what point should we do it on purpose?
Mathematical Formula Predicts Global Mass Extinction Event in 2100
If we put another 310 gigatons of carbon into the ocean by 2100, which we’re well on track to do, we enter “unknown territory.”
Back to the Disaster
How Worried Should You Be About a Real Life ‘Geostorm?’
The new Gerard Butler movie turns geoengineering into a weapon that wreaks global havoc on the scale of 'The Day After Tomorrow.'
Hacking the Planet
Trump Is Giving Geoengineering Another Moment
New concerns over whether Trump will use geoengineering for evil are almost entirely unfounded.
Geoengineering Schemes Could Block View of the Night Sky, Astronomers Warn
At the American Astronomical Society meeting in Texas, astronomers got together to debate the pros and cons of engineering Earth’s climate to save the planet.
The Five Most Revolutionary Scientific Trends to Look Out For In 2017
Neural prosthetics, driverless cars, geoengineering and more.
The Sky, Falling
If climate change gets so bad that we try to geoengineer our way out of it, someone is actually going to have to do the engineering. Meet the first generation of sky engineers.
We Can’t Count on Geoengineering to Save Us From Climate Change, Scientists Warn
What price would we pay to reduce our carbon emissions?
United Arab Emirates Is Considering Building a Fake Mountain to Bring Real Rain
A Colorado scientist says he's researching whether building a giant artificial mountain can combat drought.