Why we need to stop talking about ‘geoengineering’
Last updated on 27 August 2014
Lumping all ‘geoengineering’ techniques under one label risks making sensible options guilty by association
By Mike Hulme
In Berlin last week, the conference Climate Engineering 2014: Critical Global Discussions attracted the largest single gathering of researchers who scrutinise a range of technologies for deliberately engineering the Earth’s climate.
Over 300 scientists, social scientists, policy analysts, philosophers and public intellectuals from around the world met for three days to consider and debate the pros and cons of developing and possibly implementing such technologies. *** Continue