04 Oct '11, 5pm

Geo-Engineering: Group Urges Research into Efforts to Halt Catastrophic Climate Change

With political action on curbing greenhouse gases stalled, a bipartisan panel of scientists, former government officials and national security experts is recommending that the government begin researching a radical fix: directly manipulating the Earth's climate to lower the temperature. Members said they hoped that such extreme engineering techniques, which include scattering particles in the air to mimic the cooling effect of volcanoes or stationing orbiting mirrors in space to reflect sunlight, would never be needed. But in its report, to be released on Tuesday, the panel said it is time to begin researching and testing such ideas in case "the climate system reaches a 'tipping point' and swift remedial action is required." The 18-member panel was convened by the Bipartisan Policy Center, a research organization based in Washington founded by four senators - Democrats and...

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