This policy brief aims to prompt international discussion amongst policy makers by creating awareness of geoengineering effectiveness, possible benefits, potential undesirable impacts and status of both the science and governance of this rapidly evolving field. Geoengineering is the intentional alteration of the climate system on a large scale and includes a broad range of proposed interventions at various degrees of testing and with uncertain consequences.

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Topics: Water, Environment, Science

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2011

Language: English