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A wider role for climate scenarios

Nature Sustainabilityvolume 1pages214215 (2018) | Download Citation

Most published geoengineering scenarios are climate modelling studies, which biases the public perception of what is possible and desirable. Scenarios should be used more broadly to engage scientists, policymakers and society in a debate about which future climate and world we want.

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