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"The last thing we need is to have DARPA developing climate intervention technology”

Stanford University’s Ken Caldeira comments on the news that the research arm of the US defense department has set its sights on geoengineering (h/t Gristmill).

UN accuses the EU of backtracking on Bali agreement

European officials call for developing countries to produce plans for emissions cuts before receiving financial aid; UN climate chief Yvo de Boer says could undermine Copenhagen talks.

UK climate targets not tough enough, say scientists

A report from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research says that cutting national emissions 34% by 2020, as advised by the Committee on Climate Change, will not be sufficient to avoid dangerous warming.

Americans prioritize economy over environment

Gallup poll shows majority preferentially support economic growth for first time in 25 years.

Olive Heffernan

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