Starting the dialogue on climate engineering governance: a world commission

Edward A Parson

Published: August 2017

Keywords: climate, engineering, governance, climate engineering


Climate engineering can, if appropriately governed within a coherent overall climate change strategy, reduce risks beyond what mitigation and adaptation can achieve alone, and is probably essential to achieve the Paris Agreement temperature targets. Climate engineering also poses significant new risks, and needs expanded research and scrutiny in climate assessments.

Disciplines: Environment, Science and Technology