Geoengineering: Governance and Technology Policy

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This report is intended as a primer on the policy issues, science, and governance of geoengineering technologies. The report will first set the policy parameters under which geoengineering technologies may be considered. It will then describe selected technologies in detail and discuss their status. The third section provides a discussion of possible approaches to governmental involvement in, and oversight of, geoengineering, including a summary of domestic and international instruments and institutions that may affect geoengineering projects.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 26, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Bracmort, Kelsi

Specialist in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy

Creator (Author):
Lattanzio, Richard K.

Analyst in Environmental Policy

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: November 26, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report is intended as a primer on the policy issues, science, and governance of geoengineering technologies. The report will first set the policy parameters under which geoengineering technologies may be considered. It will then describe selected technologies in detail and discuss their status. The third section provides a discussion of possible approaches to governmental involvement in, and oversight of, geoengineering, including a summary of domestic and international instruments and institutions that may affect geoengineering projects.

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42 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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