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October 7, 2011

U.K. Geoengineering Tests Delayed until Spring

by Sarah Fecht (Scientific American) Controversial tests of geoengineering hardware, initially set to start in October, have been delayed. The British government agency that provides funding to the project issued... View Article

September 30, 2011

SPICE put on ice

by Geoffrey Brumfiel (Nature) A British experiment to test technologies that could one day be used to manage the climate has been put on hold, in part due to the... View Article

September 27, 2011

Say No to the “Trojan Hose”

No SPICE in our skies, say environmental justice groups (ETC Group/Econexus) Over 50 concerned groups from around the world are calling on people to sign an open letter (here) asking... View Article

June 14, 2011

Open letter to IPCC on geoengineering

(ETC Group) The undersigned organizations would like to express our concerns about the upcoming IPCC joint working group expert meeting on geoengineering to be held in Lima, Peru, June 20-22,... View Article

January 14, 2009

Ocean fertilization experiment suspended

German science ministry demands environmental assessment before nutrient dumping can begin. by Quirin Schiermeier (Nature) The German science ministry has suspended a planned Indo–German ocean fertilization experiment in the Southern... View Article

November 12, 2007

Convention discourages ocean fertilization

International treaty aims to put rules on geoengineering. by Quirin Schiermeier (Nature) The parties to the London Convention, an international treaty that governs ocean pollution, have agreed that large-scale ocean... View Article