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p. 1209. Fixing climate changelocked

  • Mark Maslin


Can we do anything to fix climate change? ‘Fixing climate change’ considers three ways we can help stabilize climate change: ‘mitigation’ or reduction of the amount of carbon we emit; removal of carbon dioxide at source or from the atmosphere; and the use of technology to reduce the amount of solar radiation being absorbed by the Earth to cool the planet. It seems sensible to have an international political solution that includes measures to protect the rapid development of developing countries. We need massive investment in alternative/renewable power sources and low carbon technology. We could include measures to reduce car use, which would also impact on global health.

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