What is geo-engineering?

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Algae strips on buildings, absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere

Algae facades absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere

Geo-engineering is the attempt to manipulate the Earth’s climate through large-scale engineering works.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has published a study that encourages the use of geo-engineering to combat climate change. Practical initiatives could include mechanical trees, bio-fuel made from algae, and reflective facades. (guardian.co.uk)

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