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Will ‘Playing God’ be our saviour?

John Kerr posted in on July 14th, 2011.

In an article published in the Dominion Post , environmental author Mark Lynas explains why mankind must embrace technologies like nuclear power and geo-engineering if we are to survive the ‘age of the human’. The article, syndicated from the UK paper The Telegraph, is derived from Lynas’ upcoming book The God Species: How the Planet […]

Media Coverage: Geo-engineering against climate change

John Kerr posted in on April 6th, 2011.

Kiran Chug reported in today’s Dominion Post on a recent workshop run by the Royal Society covering geo-engineering techniques that could be used to combat climate change. An excerpt (read in full here): Planting fake trees, setting up mirrors in space and pumping iron into the oceans could be new tools in the battle against […]

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