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  • Main Title Geoengineering: Governance and Technology Policy


  • Author: Bracmort, Kelsi
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy
  • Author: Lattanzio, Richard K.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Environmental Policy
  • Author: Barbour, Emily C.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2010-08-16


  • English


  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 43 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Energy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Geothermal engineering
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Air pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Carbon dioxide
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Geothermal resources
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Climate changes
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Global climate change


  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: R41371
  • Accession or Local Control No: R41371_2010Aug16
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc491091