30.08.2019

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The Verge: As a last resort, Andrew Yang proposes space mirrors to save the planet

"Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang has delivered a climate plan that fleshes out his dreams for a geoengineered world. According to his proposal, which was released on August 26th, it’ll take 20 years, $4.87 trillion, and maybe even space mirrors to prevent a climate catastrophe."

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26.08.2019

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Phys.org: Industry guidance touts untested tech as climate fix

"Draft guidelines for how industry fights climate change promote the widespread use of untested technologies that experts fear could undermine efforts to slash planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, AFP can reveal."

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22.08.2019

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Project Syndicate: A Geoengineering Trojan Horse

"For fossil-fuel companies, the promise of geoengineering is the ideal excuse to continue with business as usual. Rather than allow the industry to continue to act in its own interest, the world must establish a strong, democratic regulatory mechanism, which includes the option to ban certain technologies outright."

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14.08.2019

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Dailymail: Could dimming the sun save the Earth?

"The plan sounds like science fiction — but could be fact within a decade; every day more than 800 giant aircraft would lift millions of tonnes of chalk dust to a height of 12 miles above the Earth's surface and then sprinkle the lot high around the stratosphere. In theory, the airborne dust would create a gigantic sunshade, reflecting some of the Sun's rays and heat back into space, dimming those that get through and so protecting Earth from the worsening ravages of climate warming."

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22.07.2019

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TEDx Talks: From Climate Shock to Geoengineering. Gernot Wagner

"Climate economist Dr. Gernot Wagner discusses how solar geoengineering can be a major solution to climate change. He considers Carbon taxes versus carbon taxes and talks about the issue of uncertainty as we find creative, market-based fixes for our warming planet."

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24.06.2019

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E&E News: GEOENGINEERING. Could experiments in the sky enlarge the ozone hole?

"Countries that form a working group for the Montreal Protocol are expected to begin debating a proposal to examine the risks and benefits of geoengineering next month in Bangkok. These are solutions that might help cool an overheated planet if global efforts to reduce human-caused greenhouse gas emissions fall short."

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16.06.2019

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The Sun: STORMY OUTLOOK Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, panicked scientists warn

"CLIMATE change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering."

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16.06.2019

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Futurism: How Geoengineering Could Lead to World War III

"To help protect the planet, many experts argue in favor of geoengineering, or deliberately hacking the Earth by sequestering atmospheric carbon or blocking sunlight. But while these plans may be well-intentioned, reports Business Insider, any country that pursues them without other nations’ blessings could inadvertently start a global war."

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16.06.2019

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Dailymail online: Could trying to tackle climate change lead to WAR?

"Efforts to tackle climate change with controversial 'climate-hacking' schemes could lead to devastating consequences and even war, experts have warned."

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14.06.2019

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Business Insider Deutschland: A rogue country could take planet-hacking into its own hands to alter the climate — and some experts worry it could lead to war

"Geoengineering is the process of artificially altering Earth's natural cycles. Such technologies are increasingly being discussed as potential ways to address climate change."

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