Climate Scientist Warns Against Geoengineering At TED Conference Vancouver…(No Hacks All Morning!)

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Derrick Broze
APRIL 28, 2017

The topic of geoengineering the climate continues to break into the mainstream as climate engineers debated the controversial topic at the latest TED talks in Vancouver.

The annual TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference is designed to facilitate conversation around “ideas worth spreading.” Founded in 1984, the TED organization distributes free talks related to technology, design, science, culture, and academia. The annual TED conference in Vancouver, Canada, TED Global, and regional TEDx events are increasingly celebrated and consumed by a growing portion of the world thanks to the viral spread of popular talks. The topics are occasionally controversial – sometimes leading to them being banned by TED – and this years conference in Vancouver was no exception.

At the 2017 TED talks, several speakers discussed the almost-mainstream idea of geoengineering the planet to combat climate change. Business Insider reported:

“On Wednesday morning, computer theorist Danny Hillis got onstage and proposed a series of ideas for what he called a “thermostat to turn down the temperature of the earth.”

Hillis, the founding partner of tech innovation company Applied Invention, rattled off a number of geoengineering concepts that have popped up in recent years, including building giant parasols in space, putting fizzy water into the ocean, and sending chalk into the atmosphere so that it can reflect sunlight and theoretically cool down the earth.

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2 Responses to “Climate Scientist Warns Against Geoengineering At TED Conference Vancouver…(No Hacks All Morning!)”

  1. marcin

    Hi Paul.
    Sent you an email. Never got a respond.

  2. I Didn’t See It!

    Get Lots Of Emails LOL

    Put “Hey Knothead” In The Title!



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