climate change
Geoengineering Is Inevitable

Here’s what’s going to happen: Every year for the foreseeable future, scientists, activists, and citizens concerned about climate change will have a discussion in one form or another about geoengineering. There will be editorials and vague proposals in journals; there will be think pieces on the need not to do it, but to talk about it. These will increase in volume and urgency as our situation becomes ever clearer, perhaps starting right now, with the release of the latest and most dire Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. Read More >>

Yet Another Reason Geoengineering Won’t Save Us

Geoengineering our planet to solve climate change is one of the riskiest propositions humanity has ever considered. That’s largely because there’s no way to know all the consequences that come with reflecting sunlight back into space, particularly when it comes to the agricultural system that has allowed humanity to flourish for millennia. Read More >>

The Surprising Reason Our Planet Isn’t Heating Up Even Faster

In research that adds new truth to the phrase “every cloud has a silver lining,” scientists are reporting that sulphate aerosol emissions have offset roughly a third of global warming over the Earth’s land, by scattering sunlight back into space. Read More >>

Geoengineering Efforts Against Climate Change Could Turn the Sky White

Regardless of whether or not geoengineering actually does anything positive about climate change, it'll probably have some unintended consequences. Take, for example, this theory that geoengineering will bleach the sky. Read More >>