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Newsletter Digest: Copenhagen, In Memoriam

Peter Griffin posted in on December 18th, 2009.

Down to the wire for carbon deal Climate negotiators and heads of states will reconvene in a few hours with the aim of removing the hundreds of square brackets from a draft emissions reduction agreement. If the first week of the COP15 meetings was dominated by the split between the developed and developing nations, week […]

Monbiot and Massey academic square off on biochar

Peter Griffin posted in on April 1st, 2009.

Of the many geo-engineering schemes gaining attention at the moment, mirrors in space and fertilisation of the oceans with iron among them, the biochar production would appear to seem one of the less wacky solutions to climate change. The idea is that this charcoal-like material could be intensively used as a carbon sink, aid in […]

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