What is geoengineering?
•Includes all methods which involve
deliberate large-scale intervention in the working of the Earth’snatural climate system
•E.g. 2009 UK Royal Society Report
Geoengineeringthe Climate: Science, Governance and Uncertainty
divides methods between
direct carbon dioxideremoval
(CDR) such as ocean fertilization and aircapture, and
solar radiation management
(SRM) todecrease warming eg. space sunshades, cloudbrightening, stratospheric particulates (‘aerosols’).