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Geoengineering

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Geoengineering is the intentional large-scale manipulation of the global environment. The term has usually been applied to proposals to manipulate the climate with the primary intention of...

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Geoengineering

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 3325 words.

The term geoengineering has been applied to speculative proposals for the intentional manipulation of the global environment aimed at controlling environmental processes at the...

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Geoengineering

David W. Keith.

in Encyclopedia of Global Change

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 4943 words.

Geoengineering is the intentional large-scale manipulation of the global environment. The term has usually been applied to proposals to manipulate

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Geoengineering

H. Damon Matthews and David W. Keith.

in The Oxford Companion to Global Change

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 4812 words.

Geoengineering is the intentional large-scale manipulation of the global environment. The term has usually been applied to proposals to manipulate

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Geoengineering

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Geoengineering is the intentional large-scale manipulation of the global environment. The term has usually been applied to proposals to manipulate the climate with the primary intention of...

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Geoengineering

Stephen M. Gardiner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 6707 words.

Ethics is highly relevant to grand technological interventions into basic planetary systems on a global scale (roughly, “geoengineering”). Focusing on climate engineering, this chapter...

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Solar Geoengineering Governance

Masahiro Sugiyama, Atsushi Ishii, Shinichiro Asayama and Takanobu Kosugi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Meteorology and Climatology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. 18783 words.

Climate engineering, a set of techniques proposed to intervene directly in the climate system to reduce risks from climate change, presents many novel governance challenges. Solar radiation...

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geoengineering

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology. 72 words.

Intervening in factors affecting the Earth’s climate caused by the emission of greenhouse gases, in particular *carbon dioxide,

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geoengineering

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 193 words.

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On the Regulation of Geoengineering

David G. Victor.

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

October 2009; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 7355 words.

This chapter examines the role of geoengineering in the mitigation of climate change. It begins with an overview of the state of geoengineering science before turning to the politics of...

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Early Geoengineering Governance: The Oxford Principles

Clare Heyward, Steve Rayner and Julian Savulescu.

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 6671 words.

Clare Heyward, and Steve Rayner, and Julian Savulescu examine the legitimacy and social control over the research, development and eventual deployment of geo-engineering to reduce human...

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On the regulation of geoengineering

David G. Victor.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 7848 words.

New evidence that the climate system may be especially sensitive to the build-up of greenhouse gases and that humans are doing a poor job of controlling their effluent has animated...

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Geoengineering in an Atmosphere of Evil

Stephen M. Gardiner.

in A Perfect Moral Storm

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 22816 words.

Recently, there have been increased calls for research on geoengineering as a response to the increasing threat of severe climate change brought on by political inertia. Specifically, it is...

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Geoengineering: expensive, inefficient, uncertain — and inevitable?

in Astronomy & Geophysics

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 225 words.

The Royal Society has released the results of its survey of geo-engineering solutions to the problems posed by climate change — and it's a gloomy prospect, but unavoidable unless we make...

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Government seeks geo-engineering information

in Astronomy & Geophysics

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 200 words.

The UK government Department of Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills is seeking information on geo-engineering as a case study within its major enquiry into engineering. The field...

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Solar Geoengineering’s Brave New World: Thoughts on the Governance of an Unprecedented Technology

Scott Barrett.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics. 10057 words.

Due to the failure of international efforts to limit atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, consideration is now being given to solar geoengineering—a deliberate intervention to...

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Is geo-engineering just geophysics in disguise?

in Astronomy & Geophysics

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 1755 words.

There's a bit of a buzz around the topic of geo-engineering. The UK government's Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee has asked for submissions to its case study on...

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Climate Geoengineering and Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS and the UNFCCC

Meinhard Doelle.

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law; Public International Law. 9606 words.

This chapter considers the potential for tensions between the United Natesion Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

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The Regulation of Ocean Fertilization and Marine Geoengineering under the London Protocol

Bettina Boschen.

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law; Public International Law. 12038 words.

This chapter focuses on international law and the regulation of marine geoengineering. Specifically, it provides an account of the international political and legal responses to ocean iron...

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Are We the Scum of the Earth? Climate Change, Geoengineering, and Humanity’s Challenge

Stephen M. Gardiner.

in Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change

March 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Climate Change. 7820 words.

The chapter focuses on climate change in general and geoengineering in particular. It explains who we are in the context of ethical complaints about our understanding of global...

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Part II Maritime Security Law, 17 New Marine Security Threats

Darren Calley, Karen Hulme and David M Ong.

in The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law

March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 30 pages. 14197 words.

This chapter addresses the wider range of threats to marine security, as opposed to the threats that relate primarily to maritime security addressed by other chapters. The distinction...

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