News tagged with geoengineering

Can we predict when and where rock will fall?

( -- Falling rock shatters the tranquillity of Yosemite National Park about every 10 days, and occasionally leads to fatalities. What forces trigger a rockfall? Are there precursor signals that one is imminent? ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Expert: Lift taboo on Earth engineering

( -- The effects of climate change are so uncertain and potentially long-lasting that policymakers should begin examining options that include geoengineering, an area that has so far been off-limits, according ...

dateSep 23, 2009 in Environment
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