Solar radiation management is a form of geoengineering that involves blocking or reflecting the sun’s rays to prevent further warming of the planet. Image: Desperate times call for desperate measures. With atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases reaching an all-time high and the United Nations warning that this is the last generation that can stop climate change , the times are certainly desperate. The regular exhortations to recycle more and take public transport pale in comparison to the scale of the challenge at hand, while governments and companies have dragged their feet on decisive climate action. Given the urgency of tackling climate challenge—the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says the world has 12 years to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius—what does sweeping, decisive climate action look like? Eco-Business rounds up a handful of the boldest and even morally questionable solutions that have been proposed in the name of saving the world. 1. Capturing and storing excess carbon Climework’s Co2 Direct Air Capture Injection Wells. Image: Barney Swan At more than 400 parts per million of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, cutting down on emissions production is no longer enough. In most scenarios forecast by the […]


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