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Climate engineering needs a clean bill of health

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Climate change will almost certainly cause millions of deaths. Climate engineering might prevent this, but benefits — and risks — remain mostly unevaluated. Now is the time to bring planetary health research into climate engineering conversations.

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This work was supported by the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center under funding received from the National Science Foundation (grant no. DBI-1639145).

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  1. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, University of Maryland, Annapolis, MD, USA

    • Colin J. Carlson
    •  & Christopher H. Trisos
  2. Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Georgetown, WA, USA

    • Colin J. Carlson
  3. African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, CT, South Africa

    • Christopher H. Trisos

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