02 Jul '11, 8am

Enfim, o caminho é desligar o sol ou não? De qq forma artigo do Daly é imperdível. via @debidanowski

There is nothing the environmental movement likes better than a highly polarising row that becomes increasingly vitriolic, generates more heat than light, and then culminates in self-harming deadlock. Thankfully, as if we weren't lucky enough with the opportunities that nuclear power, GM crops and international climate negotiations provide us to bite chunks out of each other, another row is emerging that promises to leave all other green-on-green arguments in the shade. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you geo-engineering. The news today that the Guardian has obtained leaked documents showing that the IPCC will move ahead with proposals for further research into geo-engineering techniques that could culminate in field trials will inevitably spark fresh conflict between those climate scientists who think tinkering with the climate represents the last best chance of avoiding cat...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/james-blog/2079583/geo-en...

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energybulletin.net 02 Jul '11, 8am

“We are capable of shutting off the sun and the stars because they do not pay a dividend.” — John Maynard Keynes, 1933 Fre...

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care2.com 01 Jul '11, 8pm

Adam Smith, famed 18th century economist and author of The Wealth of Nations, asserted that the practice of exchanging goo...