New publication on U.S. GHG mitigation potential

You may be interested in a recent article, “Imagining the Unimaginable: Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forty Percent” at that explains how, using existing technology and appropriate policy, the U.S. could rapidly reduce its per capita GHG emissions by 40%.
Many Americans do not believe that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be materially reduced, [...]

Publication: Implementation of Geoengineering Options

For readers of this blog who include a geoengineering module in their courses, or make presentations on geoengineering, an interesting brief piece is Carlin, Implementation and Utilization of Geoengineering for Global Climate Change Control, 7 Sustainable Development Law & Policy 56-58 (2007). Carlin is a full-throated supporter of climate geoengineering, and has written extensively in [...]

New Gallup Poll on American Attitudes Toward Climate Change

The latest Gallup poll on the environment includes some highly disconcerting data on Americans’ attitudes toward global warming, including the fact that almost half of those polled (48%) believe that the portrayal of climate change is “generally exaggerated” and only 32% see it as a serious potential threat to their lives. Beyond the potential discussion [...]