The Blanket Effect is intended for others to learn about weather modification and its related subjects in an easy to understand way. Started in 2005, this blog is a work in progress as the technology advances

September 3, 2009

As If It's New

(note: excerpt and associated image from New Scientist, 09/03/09)

Geoengineering is No Longer Unmentionable
Most people and nations now recognise the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to avoid dangerous climate change. However, there is a growing fear that this fragile support for action could be at risk because geoengineering - the large-scale manipulation of the environment to counteract climate change - is now receiving serious attention from scientists, policy-makers and the media.

Our study suggests that the idea of geoengineering could spur people to reduce their carbon footprint.

(for more of the article, click here)
(link to Royal Society report in which article is commenting on: "Geoengineering the Climate")

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