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SOLAS Position Statement on Geoengineering Research


The many dimensions and consequences of human perturbation of the climate system pose enormous and unprecedented challenges to human society. In light of widespread international agreement to limit increasing global temperatures, policy decisions will be made in the near future about climate intervention. It is essential that this decision making process be informed by sound and robust science. The SOLAS community has specific expertise and can provide critical insights into interactions between the atmosphere and the ocean, and therefore, SOLAS has a responsibility to make a multi-faceted contribution to geoengineering discussions.



- last update July 2018 -