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Geoengineering: basic principles, some thoughts, some questions

February 28th, 2008 · 15 Comments

In the face of the potential for catastrophic climate change and global warming, “geo-engineering” is an arena getting a little attention and some press, such as W Broad, NYT Times Geoengineering is the deliberate modification of Earth’s environment on a large scale “to suit human needs and promote habitability”. One can argue that all efforts […]

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Tags: agriculture · Global Warming · wind power

Eliminating coal from the electricity equation …

February 28th, 2008 · 7 Comments

This diary will be a relative short and sweet one. For once, no links. Apologies, no photographs. Just a very simply outline of how the United States could, without Heruclean efforts, eliminate coal-fired electricity from the electrical system by 2030. And, do so while improving the economy.

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Tags: coal · electricity · Energy · environmental · Global Warming