Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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February 26, 2009

The geoengineering option

David Victor writes, in this recent journal article for Foreign Affairs, that as climate change accelerates, policymakers may have to consider "geoengineering" as an emergency strategy to cool the planet. Engineering the climate strikes most as a bad idea, but it is time to start taking it seriously.