All Articles on Geoengineering

The transition to renewable energy can be greatly accelerated if the world’s governments finally bring the engineers to the fore. (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) Views
For Climate Safety, Call in the Engineers
When world leaders convene at the UN next September to advance climate safety further, the world’s leading engineers should greet them with a global framework for action
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With Sights Set on COP22, Group Offers Roadmap for 'Fair Future' in Warming World
A sustainable solution to the climate crisis will also work to alleviate poverty and seek climate justice, says Friends of the Earth Germany
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World is Warming at Rate 'Unprecedented' for 1,000 Years
'People who think this is over are viewing the world through rose-tinted spectacles. This is a chronic problem for society for the next 100 years'
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Condemning Our Grandchildren to a Real-life Video Game
Over the past seventeen years or so the temperature of the Earth had climbed from about 0.75 to 0.9 degrees Celsius above the pre-fossil-fuel era baseline. Last year was the hottest year recorded, coming in at a full 1.0C above baseline. Then last week something shocking happened – the “mild fever...
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Geoengineering Schemes Sound Too Good to be True? That's Because They Are.
Study finds that 'technofixes' won't be enough to save the planet's oceans in a world where CO2 emissions continued to climb.
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Halting Intentional Climate Inaction
If you keep going in the same direction, you will inevitably end up at where you are going. – Chinese proverb The climate paradox is that while governments agree that it is an imminent crisis, they are unwilling to act in a manner that shows that they assimilate this truth. Indeed, climate...
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Geoengineering Has No Place Among Serious Climate Solutions, Declare Experts
Following pair of reports from National Academy of Sciences, critics of techno-fix to global warming speak out loudly and clearly
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Plan B? What Happened to Plan A?
Why we shouldn’t fund geoengineering experimentation, and what we still need to learn about the climate
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