Articles by Greg
Geoengineering the Climate Could Cause Devastating African Droughts
Injecting particles into the atmosphere would deflect some of the sun’s incoming radiation, but a new study predicts it would also likely alter tropical storm patterns in the Atlantic and increase the risk of drought in Africa.
A Layer of Industrial Chemicals Could Mark the Beginning of a New Geological Age
Researchers propose that the flood of synthetic chemicals, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products produced after World War II provides a maker for the onset of a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene.