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Studies in Progress

At any given time, dozens of studies are underway at the National Academies to address specific issues that will lead to reports. Here are a sample of the current studies in progress related to climate change.

Geoengineering Climate: Technical Evaluation of Selected Approaches, by the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies

 

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Geoengineering Climate: Technical Evaluation of Selected Approaches

The term “geoengineering” is used to describe deliberate, large-scale manipulations of Earth’s environment that might be used to potentially offset some of the consequences of climate change. Learn more about geoengineering. The concept has gained recent attention as a possible backstop measure if other emissions reduction strategies to are not successful or if climate trends …

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