Geoengineering

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
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
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
Science

The Five Most Revolutionary Scientific Trends to Look Out For In 2017

Neural prosthetics, driverless cars, geoengineering and more.
Zoltan Istvan
12.30.16
Terraform

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.
Anton Rose
10.13.16
environment

We Can’t Count on Geoengineering to Save Us From Climate Change, Scientists Warn

What price would we pay to reduce our carbon emissions?
Stephen Buranyi
6.27.16
News

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.
Jason Koebler
5.2.16
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