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2011-01-24 10:15:00

Could dimming the sun change teleconnections in weather patterns as we know them?

2010-09-20 22:27:03

Reflecting sunlight from the Earth by geoengineering would undoubtedly cool the climate, but would different countries agree on how much to reflect?

2010-09-16 17:45:22

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology have taken a new approach on examining a proposal to fix the warming planet.

2010-08-24 17:13:31

Scientific findings by international research group of scientists from England, China and Denmark just published suggest that sea level will likely be 30-70 centimetres higher by 2100 than at the start of the century even if all but the most aggressive geo-engineering schemes are undertaken to mitigate the effects of global warming and greenhouse gas emissions are stringently controlled.

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2010-08-20 09:46:37

Emissions of carbon dioxide are causing ocean acidification as well as global warming.

2010-06-29 10:47:00

DALLAS, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alarming media reports have raised concern about U.S. dependence on foreign sources of rare minerals that are critically important in military applications and emerging industries.

2010-06-29 02:39:56

The idea to sequester carbon is gaining support as a way to avoid global warming.

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2010-06-28 14:10:20

One proposed emergency fix to halt global warming is to seed clouds over the ocean to make them more reflective, reducing the solar radiation absorbed by the Earth.

2010-06-02 20:39:26

Airplanes, ground instruments, and weather balloons to study effect of airborne particles on climate.


Latest Geoengineering Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...

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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.