Climate + Energy

If we’re going to fix climate change, we’ll have to get creative

It's going to take out-of-the-box ideas and innovations like cloud seeding and marine cloud brightening to address climate change, Thomas M. Kostigen argues for The Washington Post.

The developing world deserves reparations from wealthier nations as compensation for the harmful climate change effects that are mostly our fault. It’s us who have tainted our global commons by emitting vast amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and us whose actions have led to extreme weather and other disasters in the world’s most vulnerable regions.

But a strictly financial mea culpa from rich nations won’t be enough. Rich countries should also invest in geoengineering projects to provide solutions for those on the front lines of climate change: those who cannot afford to pay for more adaptive and resilient infrastructure or who happen to be geographically unfortunate.

…a strictly financial mea culpa from rich nations won’t be enough. Rich countries should also invest in geoengineering projects to provide solutions for those on the front lines of climate change.

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