Articles by Bill McGuire
Trump's threat to nuke a hurricane is ludicrous—but could other outlandish schemes to fight extreme weather actually work?
Bill McGuire / September 12, 2019
Global heating and the resulting climate breakdown are making wild weather the new normal. Rather than resorting to fanciful mega-scale geoengineering, though, the real solutions are far more prosaic
Bill McGuire / August 6, 2019
In 2067, when my son is my age, will he look back at this month as the start of serious action to tackle global heating—or as just another signpost on the road to hothouse hell?
With 2019 set to be a scorcher maybe this will be the year when the dangerous 35°C "wet heat" threshold is finally achieved
Even if a technological fix did prove possible is it something we should really think about doing? We've messed with the climate since the industrial revolution and look where it's got us