geoengineering

Solar Eclipses Provide a Rare Way to Study Cloud Formation

April 8’s North American solar eclipse is just around the corner, and it has astronomy fans and weather aficionados alike…

2 weeks ago

Geoengineering is Shockingly Inexpensive

Despite decades of warnings and international climate agreements, global carbon emissions are still rising. Carbon emissions seem like an unstoppable…

9 months ago

To Fight Climate Change, We Could Block the Sun. A Lightweight Solar Sail Could Make it Feasible

Can we build an enormous umbrella to dim the Sun? Such a feat would be a megaproject on a scale…

1 year ago

We Have the Technology. Airplanes Could Spray Particles into the Atmosphere to Battle Climate Change. But Should We?

If climate change models are correct, humanity is working itself—and dragging the rest of life on Earth with it—into a…

5 years ago

It Might Be Possible to Refreeze the Icecaps to Slow Global Warming

According to a new study from the School of Earth and Space Exploration, it may be possible to refreeze the…

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 438: Destroy and Rebuild, Pt. 2: Geoengineering

So if you've been to Yellowstone National Park, you've seen one of the most amazing features of the natural world…

7 years ago