11.388J / 5.000J
Dimensions of Geoengineering

Familiarizes students with the potential contributions and risks of using geoengineering technologies to control climate damage from global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions. Discusses geoengineering in relation to other climate change responses:  reducing emissions, removing CO2 from the atmosphere, and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Open to all MIT undergraduate and graduate students interested in understanding the technical, political, social, domestic, and international challenges presented by the climate problem.