UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes

August 24, 2012 by  
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As Hurricane Isaac approaches the Caribbean and is set to continue into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of British scientists from the University of Leeds has proposed that Marine Cloud Brightening (MCB) could—in theory—be used to decrease sea surface temperatures where hurricanes form. The report, published in Atmospheric Science Letters , suggests that this technique could reduce hurricane intensity by one category. Read the rest of UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cloud brightening , cloud-seeding , clouds , global warming , hurricane defense , hurricane intensity , hurricanes , marine clouding brightening , sea surface temperature , seeding , Sustainability Features , university of leeds

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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis, One Week Later

March 18, 2011 by  
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Fire trucks are gethered in Iwaki city, Fukushima Prefecture, March 18, 2011. Japanese self-defense force used fire trucks spraying water on the nuclear reactor No.3 at Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant in a bid to cool down the facility’s overheating fuel rods

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