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After Geoengineering
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Holly Jean Buck
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Verso Trade

Climate engineering is a dystopian project. But as the human species hurtles ever faster towards its own extinction, geoengineering as a temporary fix, to buy time for carbon removal, is a seductive idea. We are right to fear that geoengineering will be used to maintain the status quo, but is
Geoengineering of the Climate System
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Roy Harrison, Ron Hester
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-30 - Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

It is generally accepted within the scientific community that anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are primarily responsible for a recent warming in global climate and that current trajectories of emissions may lead to potentially catastrophic changes in climate. While reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases, and particularly carbon dioxide, could
Geoengineering Responses to Climate Change
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Tim Lenton, Naomi Vaughan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-15 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Failure by the international community to make substantive progress in reducing CO2 emissions, coupled with recent evidence of accelerating climate change, has brought increasing urgency to the search for additional remediation approaches. This book presents a selection of state-of-the-art geoengineering methods for deliberately reducing the effects of anthropogenic climate change,
The Planet Remade
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Oliver Morton
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-02 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

First published in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2015.
A Case for Climate Engineering
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: David Keith
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-20 - Publisher: MIT Press

The author argues that it is time for man to at least consider climate engineering—including putting reflective particles in the atmosphere to combat global warming—but it must be considered cautiously and not be implemented until all side effects are known.