I am a bit slow off the mark with this posting from Nature's Climate Feedback blog, but last month they put up a little news about iron fertilization of oceans as a geoengineering technique for removal of atmospheric CO2. Have a read, but in a nutshell: that Indo-German experiment is going forward in the Southern … Continue reading Iron fertilization: Too good to be true?
Sipping from the internet firehose... This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another week of Climate Disruption News Information overload is pattern recognition February 22, 2009 Top Stories:Day of Mourning, Inferno & Aftermath, Inquiry, WaPo & Will … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, February 22, 2009
The emergence of China as a dominant economic power is an epochal event, occasioning the most massive and rapid redistribution of the earth's resources in human history. The country has also become a ravenous consumer. Its appetite for raw materials drives up international commodity prices and shipping rates while its middle class, projected to jump … Continue reading China’s pollution nightmare – Christian Science Monitor
Michael Tobis has another well written and thought provoking essay on In It for the Gold asking if continuing developments in climatology are going to affect mitigation policy. It can be argued that climatology is not an important input into climate change related policy. It is premature to take climatological input into account in adaptation … Continue reading MT on the relationship between climatology and policy
In the climate debates, I hear it all the time: why should the US do anything when China and India are the fastest growing and largest emitters of greenhouse gases on the planet? Though I make it a personal policy to never discussion mitigation policies with characters who will not even accept the reality of … Continue reading China and India: Just what should their CO2 responsibilities be?
Thanks to Crakar14, I came across this article from the India Times online: In a major breakthrough that could help in the fight against global warming, a team of five Indian scientists from four institutes of the country have discovered a naturally occurring bacteria which converts carbon dioxide (CO2) into a compound found in limestone … Continue reading Indian experts find bacteria to beat global heat
This is just a quick note to let people know that I get a lot of legitimate comments caught in the spam filter here, and unfortunately I am not very conscientious about cleaning it out. If you submit a comment and it does not appear, don't hesitate to let me know via email (see my … Continue reading Spam filter