Why won’t the UN talk about climate engineering?

Over the weekend, climate scientists from around the world convened to tackle one of Earth’s most pressing problems: what can humanity do to fight climate change? It’s been a massive process, with the UN’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) bringing together dozens of the world’s top climatologists to study the issue for nearly three years. The final result is a 33-page summary of nearly every option available to humankind, from energy production to urban policy, the most definitive and influential document on how governments should respond to the changing world. But among the broad range of options, there’s one word that’s found nowhere in the document: geoengineering.

“Geoengineering” is nowhere to be found

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