Playing God

Wagner, Gernot; Weitzman, Martin L.

The climate problem, twice over: Seven billion "free riders," meet the "free drivers" of geoengineering.

How serious is the threat of global warming? One way to figure out is to take your cues from some leading climate scientists: They have moved on. That doesn’t mean they’ve abandoned the issue, but they are looking beyond what all agree is the most obvious solution — decreasing the amount of carbon we spew into the atmosphere in the first place. These scientists are beginning to look for a Plan B.

Published in Foreign Policy on October 24th, 2012.


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