What is geoengineering and what are the risks?

04 July 2012

Portrait of Professor Gideon Henderson

with Professor Gideon Henderson
Professor of Earth Sciences

Gideon Henderson is a geochemist who has greatly improved our knowledge about changes in the Earth’s climate over its history. His findings have been fundamental to building predictions of climate change initiated by human industrial and agricultural...

Insights into why we might need to explore geoengineering technologies and which ones hold the most promise for our future. Solar Radiation Management and Carbon Dioxide Removal are two strategies explained. But all proposals need deep research and multi-disciplinary exploration, warns Henderson.