Kåre Morstøl

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Green Energy Bust: Boisvert Replies

I’ll address Davidson’s specific objections below, but first I’ll consider the general thrust of his response. Like many greens, he gets swept up in …

Green Energy Bust: Response to Will Boisvert

<i>This article is part of a debate on the German plan to eliminate nuclear energy. To read Will Boisvert’s initial article, click here. To read his</i> …

Green Energy Bust in Germany

<i>This article is part of a debate on the German plan to eliminate nuclear energy. To read Osha Gray Davidson’s response, click here.</i><p>Through much of …

The End of Growth Wouldn't Be the End of Capitalism

<i>With the U.S., Japan, and Europe facing lost decades and hundreds of millions of frustrated middle-class workers, it's worth asking: How much does capitalism need growth to survive?</i><p>Reuters<p>Everywhere we look, economic stagnation is staring us in the face. The United States seems headed for a "lost …

The Psychology of Environmentalism: How the Mind Can Save the Planet

There aren’t a whole lot of scientific disciplines that haven’t had something to say about climate change over the years — and with good reason. When …

Naomi Klein

Canadian author Naomi Klein is so well known for her blade-sharp commentary that it’s easy to forget that she is, above all, a first-rate reporter. I …

The Big Idea: Can We Outsmart Climate Change?

Politicians reluctant to cut emissions are tempted by an easy fix, but Clive Hamilton, author of the new book Earthmaster, says what we actually need …

The CIA Wants To Control The Weather Through 'Geoengineering'

According to Mother Jones' Dana Liebelson and Chris Mooney, the project will look into several techniques for altering the environment to prevent climate change.<p>The first, known as "solar radiation management," works by pumping chemicals into the atmosphere that reflect some of the sun's rays back …

Chernobyl, My Primeval, Teeming, Irradiated Eden

The wild boar is standing 30 or 40 yards away, at the bottom of a grassy bank, staring right at me. Even from this distance I can see its outrageously long snout, its giant pointed ears, and the spiny bristles along its back. It looks part porcupine, a number of shades of ocher and gray. And it's …

Climate milestone: CO2 in Earth’s air tops 400 parts per million

It’s the highest measurement of carbon dioxide in Earth’s air since 1958. It’s possible there has not been this much CO2 in our air in more than 3 …

China could move first to geoengineer the climate

<i>Clive Hamilton is professor of public ethics at Australia’s Charles Sturt University and a prominent critic of geoengineering. Here he discusses his</i> …

Solar geoengineering

Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative is an international, NGO-driven project that seeks to expand the global conversation around the governance of SRM geoengineering research

What is SRM?<p>SRM is a controversial geoengineering technique that has been proposed as a way to reduce some of the risks of climate change. <br>Learn …

Should we bring back extinct species?

<b>STANFORD (US) —</b> Within 15 years, scientists may be able to revive some recently extinct species, like the dodo or the passenger pigeon. It’s not</i> …

Stanford University

Modern geoengineers are part rainmaker, part Dr Strangelove – Adam Corner | Aeon Essays

At a small conference in Germany last May, I found myself chuckling at the inability of the meeting organisers to control the room’s electronic …

Earth-cooling schemes need global sign-off, researchers say

Controversial geoengineering projects that may be used to cool the planet must be approved by world governments to reduce the danger of catastrophic …

Letters: Chaos theory and geoengineering

The global climate is universally accepted to be a non-linear, dynamic (chaotic) system. It is, for example, impossible to make reliable weather …

Geoengineering News, Research and Analysis - The Conversation

Universities must train scientists to engage with the ethics of emerging technologies, rather than functioning as cogs in the engine of economic …

Climate Change

Sulfate injections may not save the arctic

<b>U. WASHINGTON (US) —</b> New research shows that injecting sulfate particles into the stratosphere could be a dangerous attempt to fix climate warming.<p>As …

Climate Change

Anyone can geoengineer: should we try to stop them?

International climate change negotiations have not been successful. As Richard SJ Tol stated at the beginning of the 2012 Doha talks, “[h]aving …

Climate Change

World's biggest geoengineering experiment 'violates' UN rules

A controversial American businessman dumped around 100 tonnes of iron sulphate into the Pacific Ocean as part of a geoengineering scheme off the west …