Monday, February 12, 2007

Earth Challenge

The Virgin Earth Challenge aims to inspire someone to invent or discover a way to stem the tide of global warming. Sir Richard Branson announced a $25 million prize for the scientist who comes up with a way to extract greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, comparing it to the 17th-century quest to revolutionize navigation by determining longitude. Judges include Sir Richard Branson, Al Gore, James Lovelock, Tim Flannery, Dr James E. Hansen, Sir Chrispin Tickell

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