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Shortly after rival Planktos folds, ocean fertilization start-up Climos is set to announce $4 million in series A venture funding.
Start-up Climos, which wants to experiment with large plankton blooms to mitigate climate change, gets $3.5 million from Braemar Energy Ventures.
Is fertilizing the ocean with iron to grow plankton a viable way to fight global warming? Climos, and its backers, want to find out.
Carbon Sciences says it can transform the ubiquitous greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into a harmless solid fairly cheaply. We shall see.
Interview with CEO and Founder Dan Whaley of Climos, on ocean iron fertilization for carbon sequestration and trading
Shields in space, artificial volcanic eruptions, pumping carbon dioxide underground, ocean fertilization--all these "geoengineering" ideas are being discussed, says Harvard professor.
A geo-engineering technology called ocean seeding is gaining interest from green tech entrepreneurs but criticism from some environmental groups.
Can stimulating plankton growth slow climate change? A crew from a company called Planktos is setting sail to find out. Image: Plankton bloom
Cool Earth Solar, a company now raising an initial round of outside funding, is looking to prototype a plastic balloon capable of generating electricity in solar farms.