Wednesday, 18 September 2013 - 7:30pm

Can deliberate intervention in the Earth’s climate system provide a realistic means of tackling climate change? From putting mirrors up in space to scrubbing carbon dioxide from the air. Professor John Shepherd will present the findings of a review of geo-engineering carried out by the UK Royal Society and talk through the climate effects, costs, risks, and research and governance needs for various approaches. See abstract.

Book a place at events@winacc.org.uk or phone 01962 827083. An Enterprise Lecture - Winchester Action on Climate Change in partnership with the University of Winchester.

 

"Hack the planet to hault climate change," - Lord Rees OM Kt, Astronomer Royal and former President of the Royal Society (2004 to 2010), speeks out in favor of Geoengineering.

Read the articles below to find out more:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/climatechange/10303776/Hack-the-planet-to-counter-climate-change-says-Lord-Rees.html

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/sep/11/astronomer-royal-global-warming-lord-rees

https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2294211/astronomer-royal-calls-for-plan-b-to-prevent-runaway-climate-change

 

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