Category Archives: geoengineering

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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“The Black Swan,” the Book

Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan, gave his answers to following questions in Time magazine (13 Dec 2010): Black swans are generally extreme outliers.  Is it possible to profit from these events? Half of The Black Swan is about … Continue reading

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