TITLE

CLIMATE CHANGE: Preliminary Observations on Geoengineering Science, Federal Efforts, and Governance Issues

AUTHOR(S)
Rusco, Frank
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/18/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the role of the proposed geoengineering approaches in a broader strategy of mitigating climate change in the U.S. It involves solar radiation management and carbon dioxide removal. It was found that uncertainties remain on the efficacy and potential environmental impacts of these approaches. Experts of geoengineering and federal officials suggest that transparency and international cooperation are key factors for any geoengineering research.
ACCESSION #
48881444

 

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