Archive for May, 2012
By Michael D. Lemonick. With the Earth’s population exceeding 7 billion, the pressure on the world’s resources is already extreme, and a rising population will only make it worse.
Could Paint Particles Protect the Planet? Geoengineering Concept Offers Climate Change ‘Insurance Policy’
Dispersing fine (sub-micron) light-scattering particles into the upper atmosphere could help to combat climate change, suggests a former UK government advisor.
In just a few weeks, world leaders are converging on Rio for a landmark “Earth Summit” to talk about sustainability issues – but it’s time for them to stop talking and start doing.
Occupy Chicago plans a protest designed to disrupt The Heartland Institute’s Seventh International Conference on Climate Change in Chicago.
Bicycling to work is becoming more popular, saving riders money, gasoline, and their waistline.
It’s a message no one wants to hear: To slow down global warming, we’ll either have to put the brakes on economic growth or transform the way the world’s economies work.