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Ocean fertilization firm Climos gains financial backing

Start-up Climos, which wants to experiment with large plankton blooms to mitigate climate change, gets $3.5 million from Braemar Energy Ventures.

By March 5, 2008

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Plankton grower Climos gathers funds for climate mitigation

Is fertilizing the ocean with iron to grow plankton a viable way to fight global warming? Climos, and its backers, want to find out.

By February 22, 2008

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Green-tech news harvest: Clean-tech funding, grape-powered chips

Climos looks for more funding; solar power for Fenway Park; more green building materials for Serious Materials; and "burpless" grass to reduce cows' methane emissions.

By May 21, 2008

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'Ocean seeding' plans to capture carbon in oceans draw fire

A geo-engineering technology called ocean seeding is gaining interest from green tech entrepreneurs but criticism from some environmental groups.

By November 5, 2007

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Geoengineered cooling of planet would have 'perilous effects'

Trying to mimic the cooling effects of volcanic eruptions by injecting sulfur into the atmosphere would badly damage the ozone layer, an NCAR study concludes.

By April 25, 2008

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Green news harvest: Doubts on plankton climate fix

Researchers find that seeding ocean with iron to feed plankton and sequester carbon has flaws, while debate continues over land use affects carbon emissions from ethanol.

By May 7, 2009

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No tech cure for oceans 'damned' by plastic

Plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean is only getting worse and there's no clean tech solution, according to oceanographer Charles Moore.

By March 4, 2008

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Green news harvest: Oil and solar...algae and jetfuel

Oil giant Total invests $45 million plastic solar cell company Konarka, while DARPA funds a project to make jet fuel from algae for military planes.

By December 16, 2008

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Bringing seapower to the fight against global warming

Interview with CEO and Founder Dan Whaley of Climos, on ocean iron fertilization for carbon sequestration and trading

By January 21, 2008

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Green news harvest: The Economist Energy Debate, China passing US in clean tech

Solar-powered bus shelters; Auto Xprize inspires 100 MPG cars; Planktos looks for a new plan; Americans want clean but costly clean energy; Suniva scores another solar cell supply deal for India; emerging solar scams; LED lighting for NYC.

By August 22, 2008