Scientists urge deeper look at re-engineering climate to cool Earth

February 11, 2015 11:13 AM

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Government-backed scientists Tuesday called for research and testing of last-ditch "climate interventions" — to cool the planet by blocking sunlight or by capturing and burying carbon dioxide.

Four members of the National Academy of Sciences team, including University of Colorado geographer Waleed Abdalati, unveiled lengthy reports on such methods to deliberately re-engineer the climate in response to global warming.

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