Ken Caldeira

Do volcanoes hold the key to combating climate change?

As the world grapples with the consequences of global warming, scientists are thinking up new ways to lower the earth’s temperature and to do so quickly. Climate scientist Ken Caldeira discusses some unusual intervention strategies.

SciTech Now Episode 213

Scientists attempt to answer the question, “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a lollipop?”; filmmaker and producer Emily Driscoll discusses the science behind the lollipop mystery; climate scientist Ken Caldeira talks climate intervention strategies; and one school in Tampa is using technology to facilitate classroom learning.

Volcanoes, the key to combating the climate crisis?

To be clear, I am no climate scientist and an environmentalist only in as much as I recycle my trash, donate any worn-out clothing, and walk the 3-mile commute to work.  But while my carbon footprint might be minimal in at least a few inconsequential respects, I am admittedly quite liberal with my AC usage, shameless […]