15 Feb '12, 11am

Bill Gates Supports Controversial Climate Change Plan

The sad but true situation is that geoengineering is necessary to avoid the “Game Over” scenario of climate change in the next 10-20 years. Once the Arctic Ice Cap melts, it’s essentially game over as 1000 times the historical total of GHG emissions will be released from the permafrost. However this article raises a key question on who will “dominate” the debate and direction of geoengineering. David Keith and his buddies have clearly done this in the recent past, and it has not been healthy for the “movement” as good people and good ideas have been squashed unfairly. The concept of geoengineering is radical and difficult enough for the general public, and there’s no room for such infighting if we actually want to prevent Game Over. To really solve this problem, we need to enhance natural “regenerative” processes on the Earth that absorb CO2 while increasing biologic produ...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/02/bill-gates-supports-c...

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