Intervention in Earth’s systems, especially climate, with the aim to mitigate the human impact.

Geoengineering is an intervention in Earth’s systems, especially climate, with the aim to mitigate the human impact.

Proposed strategies include removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and control of weather systems. The topic is of political and ethical concern.

There is very few successful application of large-scale geoengineering, and the expectations are often higher than the actual outcome. Moreover, the field is spelled with conspiracy theories and humbug that might be difficult to detect for the inexperienced.

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