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I would recommend it for academic or pleasure reading.
Kintisch's, Hack the Planet, is a compelling read full of in-depth research illustrating the emerging field of geoengineering.
It shows us nightmares about governance and the potential for future climate wars regarding setting the global thermostat.
This book is an excellent overview of the history and projects of geoengineering science. While many of us were still in diapers, scientists were brainstorming climate control and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by gigi
In a nutshell, the above statement is the basic thesis of this book. Should we be playing with the natural systems of the planet to control the effects of global warming? Read morePublished 14 months ago by Frederick S. Goethel
A thoughtful and provocative book. A good read. Well researched and comprehensive. I would recommend it for academic or pleasure reading.Published 15 months ago by Ira E. Oustatcher
Good analysis of planet hacking strategies, how they are percived by the public, and how they are handled by political leaders. Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. G. Wernick
Do you think regulating carbon emissions worldwide is a lost cause? Well, don’t worry about it because there are a few scientists and a lot of politicians who agree, and like Dr. Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by JoMarshall
By Kintisch's own account, there has been an explosion of research on geo-engineering for cooling the planet, albeit a minimum of experimentation, at least outside the laboratory. Read morePublished on June 1, 2011 by algo41
This book, by Eli Kintisch, a reporter for Science Magazine, one of the two premier scientific journals (the British journal Nature being the other), presents new thinking by the... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by warrenfelt
There are two broad categories of schemes to engineer the climate. The first is reflecting sunlight back into space, and the more radical of the two approaches. Read morePublished on July 1, 2010 by Loyd E. Eskildson
Here's a quick background for those who don't know: "Planet hackers" are some of the world's leading climate scientists who--confronted with the break-down of the international... Read morePublished on May 25, 2010 by Shannon Service