August 4 at 5pm:
DEBATE: Is engineering solar radiation a crazy idea?
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in recent years. But just what are the risks – and possible rewards – of using techniques like injecting reflective particles into the stratosphere to decrease global temperatures?
FOR THE MOTION
Clive Hamilton, Professor & Author, "Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering"
Anjali Viswamohanan, Scholar, Oxford
AGAINST THE MOTION
David Keith, Professor, Harvard & Founder, Carbon Engineering
Ted Parson, Professor, UCLA