Oxford Review of Economic Policy volume 24, issue 2, P322-336 2008 DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/grn018 View full text
D. G. Victor

Abstract: 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 discussions around the possibility of offsetting the human impact on climate through 'geoengineering'. Nearly all assessments of geoengineering have concluded that the option, while ridden with flaws and unknown side effects, is intriguing because of its low cost and the ability for one or a few nations to geoengineer the planet wit…

expand abstract