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Safer, more effective and longer lasting: Scientists should forget geoengineering and embrace regenerative farming

According to the Oxford Geoengineering Program, geoengineering is defined as a deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s natural systems to counteract climate change. Recent news shows that the U.S. National Research Council endorsed a proposal to “envelope” the planet in sulfate aerosols to reduce solar radiation and to cool down the planet. However, the proposal has been widely criticized for the plan’s unintended consequences, such as ozone depletion, ocean acidification, and reduced rainfall in tropical areas. Furthermore, geoengineering does not address the fact that economic and industrial systems have a huge effect on our natural environment.  Read more...

 

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