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Iron Dump in Ocean Leads to Calls for Comprehensive Test Ban of Geoengineering

California businessman, Russ George, convinced a small indigenous community of 700 people in Old Massett, British Columbia, Canada, to invest $2.5 million in a “geoengineering” project of iron dumping in the ocean to stimulate plankton growth in order to restore the salmon in the area.    Russ George convinced them they could restore the health of the sea and recover their investment through carbon trading and through harvesting a revived salmon run.

The project is in direct violation of a moratorium on iron dumping put in place at the meeting of the United Nation’s Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) two years ago.  Hands … Continue Reading


This ruling would be a big blow to national sovereignty!

Airlines May Lose Battle Over EU’s CO2 Caps at Top Court
October 06, 2011, 9:02 AM EDT

By Stephanie Bodoni

(Updates with comment from EU, aviation groups starting in seventh paragraph.)

Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) — International airlines should lose a challenge to the European Union’s planned expansion of its carbon cap-and-trade system beyond the bloc’s borders, an adviser to the region’s top court said.

“The inclusion of international aviation in the EU emissions trading scheme is compatible with international law,” Advocate General Juliane Kokott of the EU … Continue Reading