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Gore Rejects Geoengineering As Climate Change Panacea

Last week, Al Gore said, “The idea that we can put a different form of pollution into the atmosphere to cancel out the effects of global warming pollution is utterly insane.”
Gore Rejects Geoengineering As Climate Change Panacea
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Via Clean Technica:

Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore pulled no punches about geoengineering in a phone conference with reporters on Wednesday. He was apparently reacting to a suggestion in a leaked draft summary of the forthcoming climate solutions section of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change fifth climate assessment report.

The definitive study, to be released in Germany in April, suggests that before 2100, the world’s national governments may have to use massive geoengineering programs such as carbon capture and sequestration in order to check the forces of climate change. Gore finds the noti...

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