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Following the review by Latham et al. (Latham et al. 2008 Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 366) of a strategy to reduce insolation by exploiting the Twomey effect, the present paper describes in outline the rationale and underlying engineering hardware that may bring the strategy from concept to operation. Wind-driven spray vessels will sail back and forth(More)
The idea behind the marine cloud-brightening (MCB) geoengineering technique is that seeding marine stratocumulus clouds with copious quantities of roughly monodisperse sub-micrometre sea water particles might significantly enhance the cloud droplet number concentration, and thereby the cloud albedo and possibly longevity. This would produce a cooling, which(More)
It seems that one of the effects of global warming is to increase rainfall in some parts of the world while reducing it in others. With the growth in demand for water the effects of any reduction on political stability and human happiness are profound. Several regions in the Mediterranean are vulnerable. The amounts of energy involved in weather systems are(More)
Acknowledgement: We like to thank the participants at the behavioral section of the 2005 American Accounting Association National meeting for their comments, and special thanks to and two anonymous reviewers from the journal, Accounting Organization and Society to earlier drafts of the paper.
Motivated employees play a key role in organization success, and past research indicates a positive association between perceptions of empowerment and motivation. A prominent model put forth by Spreitzer (1995) suggests that two major components of control systems will positively affect employee feelings of empower-ment—performance feedback and(More)
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