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Geoengineering

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Published by Berkshire Publishing Group

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780190622664
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190622664
Geoengineering

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The term geoengineering has been applied to speculative proposals for the intentional manipulation of the global environment aimed at controlling environmental processes at the largest possible scale. Currently, most geoengineering proposals are focused on providing “technological fixes” for global warming. Advances in the main enabling technologies of geoengineering, combined with future worries about environmental threats, will continue to fuel speculation in this field.

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