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17/4/2014
Those wind turbines endlessly turning on the hill near your home tell of a changing world. So do the fields of solar panels sprouting from the deserts of California to the plains of Germany. But the world is not changing fast enough, says the ...   
4/4/2014
Pushing the needle back on billowing carbon dioxide emissions may be necessary to avoid catastrophic warming. But for those who are squeamish about drastically engineering the climate by seeding algae blooms or spraying aerosols to form clouds, ...   
20/3/2014
Each year there are more extreme weather events not only in the US but all over the world. Most scientists agree that, as more carbon dioxide is pumped into the air and the gaseous composition of the atmosphere is changed, extreme weather events ...   
28/9/2013
Tim Kruger organized a conference on technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. The world’s leading advocates -- and sceptics -- of sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere to solve global warming gathered this ...   
21/7/2013
A gigantic, steaming-hot mound of compost is not the first place most people would search for a solution to climate change, but the hour is getting very late. "The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 ...   
19/7/2013
This story first appeared in Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A gigantic, steaming-hot mound of compost is not the first place most people would search for a solution to climate change, but the hour ...   
22/3/2013
As the realities of global climate change become ever more alarming, advocates of technological approaches to "geoengineer" the planet's climate are gaining a following. But the technologies that are promoted -- from spraying sulphate ...   
2/1/2013
Biochar - charcoal produced from pyrolysis of biomass - has received tremendous attention and support in recent years, and championed as one of the potentially most useful techniques for soil restoration and carbon sequestration in the modern ...   
11/8/2011
of Thin Air: The Quest to Capture Carbon Dioxide Skip to this page's content Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement National Geographic Society P.O. Box 98199 Washington, DC 20090-8199 USA ...   
11/8/2011
Imagine a toilet that takes human waste and converts it into minerals for fertiliser and clean water, while harvesting energy in the process. The toilet doesn't use water, doesn't need expensive infrastructure of a sewerage system, ...   
9/7/2011
Techno-fix ideas include artificial trees and firing silver iodide into clouds to produce rain.The alert on the Climate Ark website in January 2009 was marked urgent: "Take action: A rogue science ship is poised to carry out risky ...   
18/3/2011
New Zealand study shows biochar to decrease nitrous oxide emissions Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas and a precursor to compounds that contribute to the destruction of the ozone. Intensively managed, grazed pastures are ...   
18/3/2011
Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas and a precursor to compounds that contribute to the destruction of the ozone. Intensively managed, grazed pastures are responsible for an increase in nitrous oxide emissions from grazing animals' ...   
28/2/2011
Think of it as a chemical vacuum cleaner for sucking greenhouse gases out of the air. Air capture, in which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere, has been touted as a potentially promising way to tackle climate change. That's ...   
18/2/2011
Wrestling with a climate conundrum, Sydney Morning Herald
IT'S maddening. We have brilliant renewable energy resources, brilliant innovators and a vast pool of superannuation savings looking for opportunities beyond our overvalued, over-analysed, ticket-clipped top 50 listed companies. We also ...   
17/1/2011
Sadly, as the threat of climate change worsens, U.S. lawmakers move further away from practical solutions. Last week, NASA reported that 2010 was the second hottest year on record, capping the warmest decade in modern times. Climate ...   
9/12/2010
It has an appealing symmetry to it: If we got ourselves into this climate mess by digging up and burning coal, maybe we can fix it by creating some more coal and putting it back into the ground. That very idea, involving the ...   
21/11/2010
Not long ago, it seemed that big money and boundless optimism were all that were needed to solve some of the biggest environmental problems facing the planet. An initiative from Richard Branson, the shaggy-haired billionaire owner of ...   
17/11/2010
Good news for everyone who loves a barbecue: soon you could be helping save the world as you flip your burgers. A new generation of small, barbecue-style stoves could soon be making it possible to sequester carbon while you cook -- with ...   
1/10/2010
What unites Malcolm Turnbull, Tim Flannery and James Lovelock? Enthusiasm for biochar: one of the most intriguing solutions to global warming and a possible boon for investors.Biochar, the charcoal-like residue when biomass (such as ...   
30/9/2010
Win-win solutions can be hard to come by. But if Cornell University soil scientist Johannes Lehmann is right, there may be a way to lower our emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, save millions of people's lives, and significantly boost the ...   
16/8/2010
Biochar--the agricultural application of charcoal produced from burning biomass--may be one of this century's most important social and environmental revolutions. This seemingly humble practice--a technology that goes back thousands of years--has ...   
12/8/2010
The idea of burying charcoal produced from microwaved wood to tackle global warming is still beset with scientific uncertainties, says the UK government's first report on "biochar". The warning comes as a separate US study published this ...   
1/5/2010
Email Share Add to Digg Add to del.icio.us Add to Facebook Add to Kwoff Add to Myspace Add to Newsvine What are these? The Prime Minister is not going to risk a double dissolution on the great moral issue of our time KEVIN Rudd ...   

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