We're about to try to hack the Earth's climate. What could go wrong?

Technology 19-4-2017 Mashable 34

With the U.S. backsliding on climate progress under President Donald Trump, and scientists issuing increasingly dire warnings about the quickening pace and sweeping impacts of global warming, the possibility that we can somehow engineer our way out of the climate crisis is becoming a more attractive option. 

Geoengineering, which refers to taking steps to deliberately alter the planet's climate, is the most controversial of all climate solutions. In fact, it's not even a solution, since it doesn't actually solve the problem so much as mask it, like a fever reducer that fails to defeat the underlying infection.  Read more...

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