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Authored by: Joseph M. Lynch

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering

Print publication date:  June  2012
Online publication date:  June  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439804421
eBook ISBN: 9780203757659
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Geoengineering, defined as large-scale intervention in the Earth's climate in order to moderate or reverse global warming. Overall, geoengineering is in its early days. This entry offers a brief overview of the issues involved in this emerging science.

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