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Today on Your Call: Is geo-engineering our last hope against global warming?
Is geo-engineering our last hope against global warming, or is it a false solution? On the next Your Call, we’ll have a debate about geo-engineering. While environmentalists say we need to keep reducing carbon emissions, some scientists are researching the potential of artificial interventions—like adding sulfur to the atmosphere. How bad would the climate have to get for us to use strategies like this? Join us at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. What do you think about the necessity or morality of climate manipulation? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and You.
Ken Caldeira, atmospheric scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University
Clive Hamilton, professor of public ethics at Charles Stuart University in Canberra, Australia; and author of Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering
Featuring Ken Caldeira and Clive Hamilton Thursday, May 9, 2013, 7 p.m The David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way, one block from Downtown Berkely BART
The European Magazine: The Atmosphere Should Not Be Our Waste Dump
NewScientist: What the UN ban on geoengineering really means