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PublisherThe National Academies Press, Washington, DC
Copyright2015
ISBN978-0-309-31482-4
Climate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth

Added02/04/2016

Updated03/23/2016

Authoring Institution Committee on Geoengineering Climate: Technical Evaluation and Discussion of Impacts Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Ocean Studies Board Division on Earth and Life Studies National Research Council The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

This report examines albedo modification (changing the fraction of incoming solar radiation that reaches the surface) and includes consideration of the social, political, ethical, and legal issues with this area of research. In chapter 4, it identifies and discusses ethical issues surrounding doing research in this area and considers issues with the deployment of these methods.

This report examines albedo modification (changing the fraction of incoming solar radiation that reaches the surface) and includes consideration of the social, political, ethical, and legal issues with this area of research. In chapter 4, it identifies and discusses ethical issues surrounding doing research in this area and considers issues with the deployment of these methods.

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Authoring Institution (obsolete) Committee on Geoengineering Climate: Technical Evaluation and Discussion of Impacts Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Ocean Studies Board Division on Earth and Life Studies National Research Council The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
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