Exploring public perceptions of stratospheric sulfate injection

  title={Exploring public perceptions of stratospheric sulfate injection},
  author={Christine Merk and Gert P{\"o}nitzsch and Carola Kniebes and K. Rehdanz and U. Schmidt},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  • Christine Merk, Gert Pönitzsch, +2 authors U. Schmidt
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Climatic Change
  • Injecting sulfate aerosols into the stratosphere could quickly offset global warming caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Because the technology would have global side effects, it raises not only technological but also political, ethical, and social concerns. Therefore, research on sulfate injection should be accompanied by a global debate that incorporates public perceptions and concerns into the development and governance of the technology. Our paper provides insight into public… CONTINUE READING
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