The notion of geoengineering includes a wide array of technologies centred around reflecting sunlight back into space or removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. All seek to intervene in and alter earth systems on a large scale – a “technofix” to climate change.
The technologies proposed all come with far-reaching and profound social, political, and environmental risks and impacts. The effects would - by nature of the intervention - be transboundary, as well as potentially large-scale, unpredictable and irreversible.
Our three explanatory videos describe how geoengineering technologies are supposed to work on land, in the oceans and in the atmosphere, and the risks associated with these large-scale technological approaches.
Solar Geoengineering: Warnings from Scientists, Indigenous Peoples and Climate Activists
Solar Geoengineering: Warnings from Scientists, Indigenous Peoples and Climate Activists - ETC GroupWatch on YouTube
Greta Thunberg, Vandana Shiva, Tom Goldtooth, Naomi Klein, Åsa Larsson Blind, Bill McKibben, Michael Mann, Raymond Pierrehumbert and Jennie Stephens share their perspectives — and their warnings — on the growing issue of solar geoengineering.
Say no to Solar Geoengineering - Heinrich-Böll-StiftungWatch on YouTube
SolarGeoengineering is a dangerous bogus solution to the climate crisis that poses serious risks to the environment and society.
Climate Justice Law Session: Geoengineering and the climate crisis - Heinrich-Böll-StiftungWatch on YouTube
Video recording of the online event "Climate Justice Law Session: Geoengineering and the climate crisis - Environmental and human rights risks posed by geoengineering and potential litigation opportunities" on September 14, 2021.
Webinar: Three Reports, One Story: Geoengineering is Dangerous... and Unnecessary - Center for International Environmental LawWatch on YouTube
Join CIEL, Heinrich Böll, Oil Change International, and DiCaprio Foundation/OneEarth for three short presentations and a Q&A on three seminal reports on geoengineering.The presenters answered questions following presentations about each of these reports.