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The Role and Risks of Technology in the Anthropocene

This chapter is about technology in the Anthropocene. Professor Galaz begins with an example of the Titi money from the Amazon, which is used to promote conservation effort. This introduces three…

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Key Technology Areas for RDD&D

This chapter discusses some of the key technological challenges that must be met to achieve deep decarbonization of the energy system. Many of these technologies already exist, for example those to…

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Advanced Nuclear Power

This chapter discusses the new generation of nuclear power reactors. there are approximately 40 countries with nuclear energy as part of their power mix, with some countries planning to phase out or…

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration

This chapter is about carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), or the capture of CO2 at large stationary points such as coal or gas fired power plants, oil refineries, cement plants, etc. This…

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The Greenhouse Gases and Feedbacks

This chapter discusses anthropogenic greenhouse gases and climate forcing. It is important to note that carbon dioxide and other emitted gases mix with the atmosphere and have an effect on global…

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Geoengineering: A Scientist's Perspective, Part 1

Looks at specific geoengineering measures as ways of mitigating climate change. Two measures focused on are carbon capture and sequestration and direct air capture. This video is licensed under the…

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Geoengineering: A Scientist's Perspective, Part 2

Continues the discussion on specific geoengineering measures, focusing on solar radiation management and iron fertilization of the oceans. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Sub-Seafloor CO2 Storage

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a concept in which carbon dioxide that is produced from industries is captured and pumped deep beneath the seafloor. Klaus Wallman, a marine geologist, discusses…

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Climate Engineering and the Ocean

This chapter is about engineering for the climate and whether or not we should do it. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, humans have put an enormous amount of carbon dioxide into the…

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