Geoengineering

tech-science

Asteroid Dust Could Help Cool the Climate, Scientists Say

A new study links an asteroid collision to a cooling period and a burst of biodiversity 466 million years ago, and suggests that asteroid dust could help the climate crisis today.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
climate change

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.
Caroline Haskins
4.17.19
climate change

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.
Sarah Emerson
3.18.19
VICE on HBO

Watch the trailer for VICE on HBO‘s “Engineering Earth”

This week on VICE on HBO, we take a look at a radical plan to save the earth from climate change
VICE News
9.11.18
GLOBAL WARMING

Scientists hope this volcano can save us from a fiery death

Could volcanic eruptions actually help cool the world?
Alex Lubben
2.3.18
Science Fiction

‘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.
Caroline Haskins
10.23.17
Dear Future

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?
Becky Ferreira
9.27.17
Motherboard

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.”
Kate Lunau
9.20.17
climate

3 huge geoengineering projects are under way to save the planet

Alex Lubben
7.26.17
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.'
Carl Franzen
7.7.17
Hacking the Planet

Trump Is Giving Geoengineering Another Moment

New concerns over whether Trump will use geoengineering for evil are almost entirely unfounded.
Sarah Emerson
4.7.17
stars

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.
Bryson Masse
1.4.17
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