Technical and regulatory matters on geoengineering in relation to the convention on biological diversity
5 December 2018, Rome, Italy
A report released on Wednesday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine looks towards the planet’s oceans to combat climate change. The nearly 300-page document presents a variety of potential solutions ranging from seaweed farming to administering electric shocks to redu ...
A new report urges research into geoengineering the oceans, not because it’s a good idea but because it may save us from our own mistakes.
A little-examined form of geoengineering takes what rocks normally do—lock up carbon—and spreads it through the oceans.
Countries must urgently agree a way of controlling and regulating attempts to geoengineer the climate, and consider whether to set a moratorium on such efforts, as the danger of global heating exceeding the 1.5C threshold increases, the former head of the World Trade Organisation has warned.