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    World’s Largest Geoengineering Study Triggers Major Controversy

    World’s Largest Geoengineering Study Triggers Major Controversy

    In an effort to cool the atmosphere, Harvard University will inject aerosols 12 miles into the atmosphere, leading the charge on the largest geoengineering study to ever take place. The first two “small-scale” dispersals will consist of water and calcium carbonate—two naturally occurring aerosols that regulate Earth’s radiation balance. The idea is to mimic a […]

    World’s Richest Launch ​$1 Billion ​Fund to ​Fight ​Climate ​Change, Invest in Clean Tech

    World’s Richest Launch $1 Billion Fund to Fight Climate Change, Invest in Clean Tech

    As President-elect Donald Trump‘s climate-skeptic/pro-fossil fuels cabinet takes shape, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, Alibaba founder Jack Ma and other very wealthy and very influential individuals have launched a $1 billion fund dedicated to clean energy innovation. Launching $1 billion investment fund for next generation energy technologies https://t.co/eWGZrcflaZ @btenergy @BillGates pic.twitter.com/SuNoLP5jz0 — […]

    Responding to Bill Gates and Jigar Shah on Powering World’s Poorest Economies

    Responding to Bill Gates and Jigar Shah on Powering World’s Poorest Economies

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates and SunEdison founder Jigar Shah have clashed in a heated debate over the best way to provide energy access to the world’s poor. Gates sides with Bjorn Lomborg (author of The Skeptical Environmentalist) in making a call for centralized, fossil-fuel-based electrification. Shah calls for prioritizing distributed renewable solutions. Bill Gates, Carl […]