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Geoengineering is a Scam

“We are engineers. We don’t talk about politics.” I heard that phrase many times from my professors at the University of New Mexico School of Engineering. Throughout my engineering education, politics was — and it still is — a taboo topic. This attitude can even find its way into climate science. According to engineer — and former Secretary of State and ExxonMobil CEO — Rex Tillerson, climate change is “an engineering problem, and it has engineering solutions.” But as the climate crisis worsens, science and engineering schools can no longer hide under their anti-political umbrella. Climate change is not a technical issue, but a political issue. And by stripping climate science of its political dimensions, oil and gas companies like the one Tillerson used to run will continue to blind many young scientists and engineers with one absurd idea: geoengineering.  Read more....

 

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