Category Archives: geoengineering

Nobel Prize Laureate Comments on Current State of Climate Change Modeling

At the recent Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting for the Economic Sciences, Lars Peter Hansen my younger brother, commented on the current state of climate change modeling: Discussions of climate change and economics can be challenging. There is nervousness in many … Continue reading

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Anthropocene Epoch: The Age of Man

According to a Time magazine section (12 Mar 2012) titled “10 ideas that are changing your life,” it is possible that we are no longer living in the Holocene epoch: Human activity now shapes the earth more than any other independent geologic or … Continue reading

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The Earth Will Soon Be Sentient

I’ve written another blog piece for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (http://ieet.org), this time on the future evolution of the Earth.  It can be read and commented on at http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/hansen20110919. If you are so inclined you can also comment … Continue reading

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The Case for Geoengineering Research

I recently wrote a blog piece for the Institute of Ethics and Emerging Technologies (http://ieet.org) on the need for geoengineering research.  It can be read and commented on at http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/hansen20110613. If you are so inclined, you can also comment on … Continue reading

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Responding to Ed Firmage Jr. on Water “Banking”

In last Sunday’s SLTrib (8 May 2011), Ed Firmage Jr. had an op-ed piece titled:  “Depending on water “banked” in agriculture is poor policy.”  For the first 3/4th of the article, he stated that global climate change is coming and … Continue reading

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Paul Crutzen and the Anthropocene Epoch

The following is from an article by Elizabeth Kolbert in NG (Mar 2011): The word “Anthropocene” was coined by Dutch chemist Paul Crutzen about a decade ago.  One day Crutzen, who shared a Nobel Prize for discovering the effects of … Continue reading

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Let It Rain . . . or Maybe Not

According to National Geographic News (18 Jan 2011) in an article written by Brian Handwerk: A Swiss company, Meteo Systems, is poised to earn a pretty penny in Abu Dhabi with a controversial weather modification system said to be responsible … Continue reading

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