Quantcast

Latest Planetary engineering Stories

Understanding A Century Of Human Impact On Arctic Climate
2013-09-12 13:02:22

The Arctic is the most rapidly warming region of the globe, but warming has not been uniform and the drivers behind this warming not fully understood even during the 20th century.

CIA Investigating How To Manipulate Climate Change
2013-07-19 15:51:48

In a move that sounds vaguely reminiscent of one of Dr. Evil’s plans, the CIA is planning to investigate how humans could potentially control the global climate.

Ancient Algal Bloom Mystery Solved
2013-07-15 15:05:24

An ancient bloom of life that occurred just after the last ice age isn’t what it seemed at first, according to new research in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Coral Reef Protection From Cloud Seeding
2013-07-11 04:51:24

Researchers suggest a targeted version of the geoengineering technique known as Marine Cloud Brightening - seeding the clouds to cool sea surface temperatures - could give coral a fifty year "breathing space" to recover from acidification and warming.

Clouds Affected By Pollutants Could Enhance Climate Cooling
2013-05-06 05:35:43

While manmade pollution and other natural emissions are often blamed for their role in global warming, new research from the University of Manchester suggests that they could actually play a role in cooling the world’s climate.

Plants Are Natural Air Conditioners
2013-04-29 10:10:18

A new study adds another dimension to the role played by plants in curbing global warming by showing that they are also natural aerosols that assist in cloud formation and atmospheric cooling.

Microorganisms In Sea Spray Alter Ability Of Ocean To Seed Clouds
2013-04-23 11:09:06

The ability of sea spray to form clouds over the ocean is influenced by ocean biology which alters the chemical composition of the spray.

Volcanic Activity Would Have Helped Mars Sustain Liquid Water
2013-04-09 10:17:31

A new study suggests that Earth’s atmosphere is largely the product of carbon dioxide gas moving from the mantle to the surface through volcanic activity; if similar activity were to happen on Mars – the planet would be able to sustain liquid water.

Scientists Analyze Costs And Benefits Of Rock Dissolving Practices
2013-01-22 12:14:08

Geoengineering is a controversial and illegal practice that attempts to mitigate the forces of climate change on a grand scale. Many see this attempt to alter global climate via artificial means as a ‘quick fix’ with potential long-term negative effects.


Latest Planetary engineering Reference Libraries

8_0a0df4f1bee06ec8e535aec78634f0a12
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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.