In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Now, scientists could have dreamed up the most ambitious geoengineering plan to deal with climate change yet: converting the parched Sahara desert to a lush forest.
- A controversial report by the National Academy of Sciences in 1992 looked at iron fertilization, among other geoengineering options.
- The big environmental NGOs such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth or WWF do not try to glamorise or otherwise promote geoengineering.
- Some rational people open to geoengineering (me) are worried by the fact that sulfates can't address ocean acidification.
- By relying on technological innovation and development, geoengineering would increase the role of private actors relative to that of government.
- It surprises me that economists do not give more credence to the idea of unintended consequences of geoengineering.
- The wholehearted public embrace of geoengineering advocated by Benford, Michaelson and others in the nineties has not happened.
- As for geoengineering itself, of course we should be looking at it - we need to be looking at everything.
- Why is it that so many people who consider geoengineering despite all the open issues and question marks - do not consider other solutions?
- Nevertheless, in the mid-nineties, valiant attempts were made to give geoengineering a good name.
- The risk of unintended detrimental effects is inherently high because most geoengineering proposals are planetary in scale.
- Our knowledge of climate is not yet sufficiently advanced to undertake real planetary geoengineering.
- When you think of geoengineering as interfering in a spontaneously organized and self-regulating system, it sounds a lot like interfering in a free market.
- In addition, he proposes a geoengineering solution that we must hope for, because no current geoengineering techniques allow us to simply comb the atmosphere and remove carbon.
- Their silence, to look at its positive aspect, possibly reflects a refusal to be associated with the task of making geoengineering look respectable.
- He goes on to call geoengineering ' planetary methadone ', with dangerous potential side-effects.
- This is an area where I think geoengineering has to be part of the debate.
- Leading climate scientist Stephen Schneider is strongly suspicious of what he calls 'geoengineering '.
- One reason for the successful conspiracy of silence may well be the still unresolved status of geoengineering under international law.
- Wallace Broecker, a pioneer of geoengineering at Columbia University, could not find an outlet to publish his research papers in the 1980 s.
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