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Geoengineering: Science, politics and ethics

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Duration: 0:59:00 | Added: 23 May 2012
An introduction to geoengineering, covering the broad range of issues raised by the emergence of climate engineering as a response to climate change.

Why geoengineering? What has led us to the point where serious attention is now being paid to the possibility of regulating the Earth's climate system? If the structure of political systems, the power of lobby groups and the influence of denial and evasion have prevented effective measures to reduce carbon emissions, how will these same factors condition the development and possible deployment of climate engineering?

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