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13/8/2014
Not long ago, my newspaper informed me that glaciers in the western Antarctic, undermined by the warmer seas of a hotter world, were collapsing, and their disappearance “now appears to be unstoppable.” The melting of these great ice sheets would ...   
7/1/2012
The greatest problem facing India is global warming. War, internal subversion and a global economic meltdown are all very serious threats, but they can be stopped or contained. Global warming, on the other hand, seems unstoppable and ...   
9/12/2011
The mainstream approach to climate change does not seem to be working so some scientists and policymakers say it may be time to look into something completely different: re-engineering Earth's climate. Variously called geo-engineering, ...   
1/12/2011
More research on the risks and governance of geoengineering the planet's climate by reflecting sunlight into space is needed, a grouping of science bodies and a green NGO have said, as the end of the first week of UN climate talks ...   
15/6/2011
Geo-engineering is increasingly considered a possible – even necessary, some argue – response to the climate crisis. Photograph: AP On the eve of climate talks that began last week, the UN's climate chief, Christiana Figueres, told the ...   
24/3/2010
One of Britain's top climate scientists and a leading contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) yesterday issued an impassioned plea for greater research into so-called geo-engineering technologies capable of altering ...   
13/1/2010
The summit of climate scientists, to be held in California in March, will examine drastic techniques for slowing climate change that are controversial and have been described as "geo-piracy'. Among the possible measures to be discussed ...   
12/1/2010
Scientists are to hold a high-level summit to discuss how the world could take emergency measures such as blocking out the sun to slow dangerous global warming. Experts from around the world have been invited to attend the meeting in ...   
9/12/2009
Just five years ago, anyone who talked of easing Earth's climate crisis by fertilising the seas with iron, scattering particles in the stratosphere to reflect sunlight or building a sunshade in space courted ridicule. Today, such ...   
15/4/2009
Interviewed last week, John Holdren, President Obama's chief scientific adviser, said that drastic measures should not be "off the table" in discussions on how best to tackle climate change and that geo-engineering could not be ruled out. Making ...   
7/12/2008
With political efforts to tackle global warming advancing slower than a Greenland glacier, schemes for saving Earth's climate system that once were dismissed as crazy or dangerous are gaining in status..Negotiating a multilateral treaty ...   
30/10/2008
From the twilight zone of science fiction, the idea of "geo-engineering" is emerging into the harsher daylight of science fact - and I'm going to risk the prediction that we'll hear a lot more about it in the coming years. Only a few ...   
7/10/2008
A slowdown in the world economy may give the planet a breather from the excessively high carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions responsible for climate change, a Nobel Prize winning scientist said on Tuesday. Atmospheric scientist Paul J ...   
10/9/2008
A regularly updated resource with links to many articles, quotes, and important information missing from mainstream news coverage about the war in Iraq.Last month, a senior UK government adviser warned of the real risk of a devastating ...   
4/2/2001
Climate News Compilation, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) DELAY SOUGHT IN CLIMATE TALKS (NY Times, CNN, AFR) 2) UMBRELLA GROUP DELAYS STRATEGY SESSION (Japan Times) 3) EU, NETHERLANDS CONSIDER DELAY IN CLIMATE TALKS (ENN) 4) EU COMMISSIONER FEARS FOOT-DRAGGING (Financial Times) 5) SWEDEN SETS TOUGHER ...   
23/1/2001
Climate News Compilation, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) REPORT WARNS OF DRAMATIC INCREASE IN WARMING (Washington Post, NY Times, CNN, BBC, London Times, Financial Times, Japan Times) 2) CURB IN EMISSIONS TO CUT ECONOMIC GROWTH (Japan Times, Kyodo) 3) EU, JAPAN DISCUSS NEW DECADE ...   

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