Mitigating Climate Change? Proposals that May be Sane

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Geoengineering, the use of human technologies to alter Earth's climate system -- such as injecting reflective particles into the upper atmosphere to scatter incoming sunlight back to space -- has emerged as a potentially promising way to mitigate the impacts of climate change. But such efforts could present unforeseen new risks. That inherent tension, argue two professors from UCLA and Harvard, has thwarted both scientific advances and the development of an international framework for regulating and guiding geoengineering research. Note: I would personally put far more time and effort into education and free vasectomies.

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Fixing human mess with human technologies? What ab... by Guglielmo Tell on Saturday, Mar 16, 2013 at 6:33:31 PM
Nature knows best, as Barry Commoner and others po... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 4:20:20 PM
The article infers that climate change mitigation ... by M.I. Lee on Saturday, Mar 16, 2013 at 8:04:32 PM
Which makes the main points above all the more imp... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 4:22:53 PM