Climate Engineering as Topic

The term “Geoengineering”, the project prefers the term climate engineering, comprises activities specifically and deliberately designed to effect a change in the global climate with the aim of minimising or reversing anthropogenic climate change. The respective technologies are often classified into two distinct categories: so called Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR), which sequester CO2 from (the exhaust of industrial plants or) the atmosphere and lock it in geological formations; and so called Solar Radiation Management (SRM) techniques, that change the planetary albedo, e.g. by injecting sulphate aerosols into the atmosphere. 

 

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