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EmTech 2017 Required Reading: Climate Change
At our annual EmTech event this November we’ll ponder how new technologies can help us survive and thrive in the face of climate change.
This Scientist Is Taking the Next Step in Geoengineering
Harvard’s David Keith explains why it’s time to move forward with outdoor experiments and broader research programs.
July 26, 2017
Our Hurricane Risk Models Are Dangerously Out of Date
We’ve built our cities and flood protections with assumptions based on the climate of the past.
September 7, 2017
Harvard Scientists Moving Ahead on Plans for Atmospheric Geoengineering Experiments
The climate researchers intend to launch a high-altitude balloon that would spray a small quantity of reflective particles into the stratosphere.
March 24, 2017
The Growing Case for Geoengineering
As climate change accelerates, a handful of scientists are eager to move ahead with experiments testing ways to counteract warming artificially. Their reasoning: we just might get desperate enough to use this technology one day.
April 18, 2017
To Feed the World, Improve Photosynthesis
By reworking the basic metabolism of crops, plant scientists hope to forestall devastating food shortages.
August 14, 2017