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Engineering a Cooler Earth: Can We Do It? Should We Try?

Friday, October 30th

Presentation Archive
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Welcome and Introduction
MIT hosts Dara Entekhabi, Ernest Moniz and Ronald Prinn


Global Climate Change Impacts: Implications for Climate Engineering
Thomas karl, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA
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The Climate Cooling Potential of Different Geoengineering Options

Timothy Lenton, University of East Anglia
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Developing Scientific and Geopolitical Criteria to Rank Geoengineering Schemes

Philip Boyd, University of Otago
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Using Aerosol Injections for Geoengineering

Joyce Penner, University of Michigan
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Climate Engineering with Aerosols--Precictable Consequences?

David Battisti, University of Washingon
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The Case for Geoengineering Research

David Keith, University of Calgary
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Historical Perspectives on "Fixing the Sky"

James Fleming, Colby College
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What's the "Rational" Choice?: Risk, Values and the Politics of Geoengineering

Judith Layzer, MIT


Geoengineering Governance: Rendering the Possible Impossible?

Catherine Redgwell, Uiversity College London
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Geoengineering--The Time Scale Problem

Carl Wunsch, MIT
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All-Speaker Roundtable

Moderated by Kerry Emanuel, MIT


A Journalist's Perspective

Cornelia Dean, New York Times


Critical Agenda for Research on Geoengineering

Dara Entkhabi, MIT
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