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Hacking the Earth

ByJamais Cascio

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What do we do if our best efforts to limit the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere fall short? According to a growing number of environmental scientists, we may be forced to try an experiment in global climate management: geoengineering. Geoengineering would be risky, likely to provoke international tension, and certain to have unexpected consequences. It may also be inevitable. Environmental futurist Jamais Cascio explores the implications of geoengineering in this collection of thought-provoking essays. Is our civilization ready to take on the task of re-engineering the planet?

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Publication Date
Feb 10, 2009
Language
English
ISBN
9781300891284
Category
Science & Medicine
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Jamais Cascio

Specifications

Pages
116
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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