Ocean-Based Geoengineering Approaches to Addressing Climate Change

By: Amos S. Eno
Posted on:02/07/2022

Here is the recording of this week’s interview with Russ George.  I know it may sound to good to be true, but OPR has the potential to sequester tens of millions of tons of blue carbon in addition to bringing back fisheries around the globe.  There is growing interest in the topic, and the NAS recently issued a 360 page report on the urgency of deploying ocean-based mitigation for climate.  

It’s fair to say Russ has been under siege by his critics since his 2012 Haida Salmon Restoration project off the coast of Alaska, but the NAS report is a vindication. I would encourage you to view the first 25 min of the presentation. I think the Governor would also be well served by knowing of his work, given her important role with the ocean commission initiative. It looks like OPR presents an unique opportunity to make a big dent in climate change mitigation without bankrupting our economy.