The hidden politics of climate engineering

Governments disagree even on the current state of climate change engineering governance, as became clear at the 2019 United Nations Environment Assembly negotiations. They must develop mechanisms to provide policy-relevant knowledge, clarify uncertainties and head off potential distributional impacts.

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We are grateful to O. Corry, J. Flegal, O. Geden, D. MacMartin, A. Parker and J. Pasztor for comments on earlier drafts of this Comment. We are also grateful to Z. Dove and A. Straw for their research assistance. The contribution of S.J. to this Comment was in part supported by a fellowship from the Andrew Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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Jinnah, S., Nicholson, S. The hidden politics of climate engineering. Nat. Geosci. 12, 876–879 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-019-0483-7

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