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Uncertainties related to climate engineering restrict its use in climate change mitigation

Uncertainties related to climate engineering restrict its use in climate change mitigation

Climate engineering refers to systematic large-scale manipulation of the environment using various climate engineering techniques.

According to a new study conducted by VTT and the Finnish Meteorological Institute, however, the uncertainties related to climate engineering are so significant that it is not an alternative to rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

More information:

FMI
Professor Hannele Korhonen, tel. +358 040 8424 852, hannele.korhonen@fmi.fi

VTT Oy
Researcher Tommi Ekholm, tel. +358 40 775 4079, tommi.ekholm@vtt.fi

Ekholm, T. & Korhonen, H. (2016): Climate change mitigation strategy under an uncertain Solar Radiation Management possibility. Climatic Change

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1828-5

 


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