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Educational resource Could we use geoengineering to cool Earth’s climate?

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Could we use geoengineering to cool Earth’s climate?

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Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)


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Climate scientists widely agree that measures to reduce and capture our greenhouse gas emissions are not happening at a fast enough rate to prevent dangerous levels of climate change. Could artificially cooling Earth’s climate help? Dr Ben Kravitz, a climate modeller at Indiana University Bloomington in the US, is exploring how climate change could be addressed with the aid of geoengineering

This brochure introduces Ben’s work, offers an insight into careers in geoengineering and climate modelling, contains an interview with Ben and includes an activity sheet that challenges students to explore whether geoengineering is the solution to climate change.