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Why geoengineering has immediate appeal to China

Why geoengineering has immediate appeal to China | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

The political dilemma over geoengineeringdeliberate, large-scale intervention in the climate system designed to counter global warming or offset some of its effects – will perhaps be most acute in China.


In December, the country listed geoengineering among its Earth science research priorities, in a marked shift in the international climate change landscape noticed by China specialists Kingsley Edney and Jonathan Symons.

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Geo-engineering — The Grand-Daddy of All Decisions

Geo-engineering — The Grand-Daddy of All Decisions | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

By no means am I able to keep up on every idea within the realm of geo-engineering, i.e., taking active steps at a planetary level to counteract global warming.  Here’s one that we hear about often, that apparently isn’t practical: “fertilizing” the oceans with minerals to change their chemistry and absorb more of the atmospheric carbon dioxide they receive

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