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Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities

On Sep 20, 2020
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Altering Earth’s geophysical environment is a moon shot—and it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. It’s time to take it more seriously.

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Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities

Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities

Altering Earth’s geophysical environment is a moon shot—and it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. It’s time to take it more seriously.

We’re altering the climate so severely that we’ll soon face apocalyptic consequences. Here are 11 last-ditch ways we could hack the planet to reverse that trend.

We’re altering the climate so severely that we’ll soon face apocalyptic consequences. Here are 11 last-ditch ways we could hack the planet to reverse that trend.

Geoengineering technology — ways to capture carbon or reflect sunlight from the atmosphere — might become the key to keeping the planet cool.

The climate renegade

The climate renegade

What happens when someone wants to go it alone on fixing the climate?

In a climate crisis, is geoengineering worth the risks?

In a climate crisis, is geoengineering worth the risks?

Some scientists say the world needs to reconsider some human-made ideas to cool the climate as dire warnings about the looming crisis ramp up.

The controversial, crazy plan to cool the planet by spraying chemicals into the sky

The controversial, crazy plan to cool the planet by spraying chemicals into the sky

“We think there’s a chance for potential benefits around the world. But we also think there’s the chance for very real risks.”

Is geoengineering the answer to the climate crisis?

Is geoengineering the answer to the climate crisis?

Geoengineering has always seemed a little out there. But now, it might be our last hope.

To Limit Solar Geoengineering’s Side Effects, the Right “Dose” Is Needed

To Limit Solar Geoengineering’s Side Effects, the Right “Dose” Is Needed

Deploying sunlight-blocking aerosols to counteract only some global warming could avoid changes to precipitation

Plant a trillion trees

Plant a trillion trees

Can the world’s wide open spaces deliver a solution to climate armageddon?