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Simon Nicholson: The climate geoengineering genie — Why we all need to be paying attention

This post was written by GEP director and assistant professor, Simon Nicholson. 

The last couple of weeks have been busy ones on the climate change calendar. On Sept. 23, a parade of world leaders gathered at a climate change summit organized by United Nations’ Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to pledge renewed attention and new actions. The summit was preceded by the world’s largest ever climate-focused civil society mobilization, with an estimated 400,000 people marching through the streets of New York, and has been followed by a flurry of pledges from governments, the business community and citizen groups.

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