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Geoengineering faces ban

Moratorium on schemes to reduce global warming clashes with reports urging more research.

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Clarification: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) does not recommend particular mitigation strategies or climate policies, and does not recommend geoengineering as a way to limit global warming to 1.5-2 degrees over the next century. Instead, the IPCC will assess the full range of options for the mitigation of climate change within its Fifth Assessment Report, based on peer-reviewed scientific literature.

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Tollefson, J. Geoengineering faces ban. Nature 468, 13–14 (2010).

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