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  1. Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure

    By Robert Chris

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Jason Blackstock

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Geoengineering - the planetary scale engineering of the climate system - is expected to receive increasingly serious consideration by states seeking ways to manage the most dangerous risks of climate change. Agreeing on a governance framework in which even serious research into geoengineering...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Flood Risk

    By Stuart Lane, Brian R. Cook

    Flooding is an increasingly important hazard in a world characterized by changing climate, particularly extreme weather events, urban encroachment on flood plains and the growing populations of coastal cities. This book argues that we need to have a fundamental rethink regarding the nature of flood...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge

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