Speaker - Ken Caldeira

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Ken Caldeira is an atmospheric scientist who works at the Carnegie Institution for Science's Department of Global Ecology. He researches ocean acidification, climate effects of trees, intentional climate modification, and interactions in the global carbon/climate system. He also works as a staff scientist for Intellectual Ventures, a Seattle-based invention and patent company headed up by Nathan Myhrvold.

Caldeira's work was featured in a November 2006 article in The New Yorker, entitled "The Darkening Sea." In 2007, he contributed two op-ed pieces on the subject of global warming to The New York Times. He was named a "Hero Scientist of 2008" by New Scientist magazine.

2 Programs

Geoengineering: Global Salvation or Ruin?

02.23.10 | 01:10:10 min | 10 comments

The New Oil: Energy Demand and Water

03.27.09 | 01:09:41 min | 0 comments