Engineering the climate isn't the answer to climate change

Deliberate intervention in the Earth’s climate system isn't a realistic means of tackling climate change. Nothing is quick, cheap and safe enough to be the answer. We must continue to cut greenhouse gas emissions. This was the conclusion of a lecture by  Professor John Shepherd on 18 September, presenting the findings of a review of geo-engineering carried out by the UK Royal Society. See abstract. Slides to follow shortly.

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