Movie review: Surreal but earnest 'Kajillionaire' follows family of scammers' schemes. It's Miranda July's best feature yet
Note: We are continuing to review theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic, though please be aware that indoor moviegoing does carry risk during this time. Please follow every health and safety guideline outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as guidelines provided by local health officials in your area.Old Dolio Dyne (Evan Rachel Wood), curtains of long blonde hair hiding her face, baggy clothes hanging off her frame, stands before a parenting class she’s crashed. And in her low, guttural voice, she describes a hypothetical young girl, named Old Dolio,...
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Geoengineering: 'Plan B' for the planet
Dismissed a decade ago as far-fetched and dangerous, schemes to tame global warming by engineering the climate have migrated from the margins of policy debates towards centre stage."Plan A" remains tackling the problem at its source. But the UN's top climate science body has made it clear that slashing carbon pollution won't be enough to keep Earth from overheating.That has opened the door to a host of geoengineering schemes, and an under-the-radar set of global industry guidelines, currently in review, which could help mainstream them.Here is a menu of "Plan B" geoengineering solutions, and t...
Crisis management: Seven ways to engineer climate
Dismissed a decade ago as far-fetched and dangerous, schemes to tame global warming by engineering the climate have migrated from the margins of policy debates towards centre stage."Plan A" remains tackling the problem at its source. But a major UN climate science report released in South Korea on Monday makes it clear that slashing carbon pollution -- even drastically -- won't be enough to keep Earth from seriously overheating.Here, then, is a menu of "Plan B" geo-engineering solutions:Direct CO2 capture -Experiments have shown it is possible to suck carbon dioxide directly from the air, conv...