Solar geoengineering to reduce climate change: a review of governance proposals

  title={Solar geoengineering to reduce climate change: a review of governance proposals},
  author={Jesse L. Reynolds},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society A},
  • Jesse L. Reynolds
  • Published 27 September 2019
  • Engineering
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A
Although solar geoengineering (alternatively ‘solar radiation management’ or ‘solar radiation modification’) appears to offer a potentially effective, inexpensive and technologically feasible additional response to climate change, it would pose serious physical risks and social challenges. Governance of its research, development and deployment is thus salient. This article reviews proposals for governing solar geoengineering. Its research may warrant dedicated governance to facilitate… 

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