Friday, May 30, 2008

Climos: U.N. talks halt plans to make oceans absorb CO2

Long-time readers know of our fascination with another wannabe geo-engineer, Planktos.
From Reuters:
Nearly 200 countries have agreed to a moratorium on projects to fight climate change by adding nutrients to the seas to spur growth of carbon-absorbing algae, host Germany said on Friday.

The surprise deal followed 12 days of haggling at the U.N.'s Convention on Biological Diversity conference where Australia, Brazil and China had opposed halting the controversial plans for "ocean fertilization" until the last minute....MORE

Our earlier posts on Climos:

Is Climos the Next Planktos? (ECO.L; PLKT.PK)

From Those Wonderful Folks Who Brought You EnerNOC (ENOC) Comes Climos!

Ocean Seeding Startup Climos Looking to Raise More Funds