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Scientists study possible responses to climate emergencies
Date:9/1/2009

must also face the very real possibility that we will fail. If 'Plan B' is to be an option in the future, considerable research and development of the different methods, their environmental impacts, and governance issues must be undertaken now. Used irresponsibly or without regard for possible side effects, geoengineering could have catastrophic consequences similar to those of climate change itself. We must ensure that a governance framework is in place to prevent this."


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Contact: Ken Caldeira
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650-704-7212
Carnegie Institution
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