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Do we know what it means to engineer the climate?

At this point, it’s undeniable that the climate is changing rapidly. What are our options for mitigation? Many scientists are considering strategies that involve engineering the climate – also known as geoengineering. Nyla HusainI’m a 4th year PhD student at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. I use models to study small-scale turbulence […]

Let it snow, let it snow…make it snow?

This time of year kids (and adults) around the world start wishing for a white Christmas. Researchers in this study are conducting a 5-year experiment in Wyoming to see if they can make snow. Read more to see how scientists are making snow. Victoria TreadawayI am a PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Oceanography […]

Manipulating ship wakes to reflect light could help fight climate change

The tiny bubbles produced by ship’s wakes reflect light and cool the planet. Could they be manipulated to counteract global warming? Michael PhilbenI recently completed a PhD in Marine Science at the University of South Carolina and am now a postdoc at Memorial University of Newfoundland. I research the effects of climate change on soil […]

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