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What have we learned?


Watch our Principal Investigator Professor Piers Forster describe the main findings of the Integrated Assessment of Geoengineering Proposals (IAGP) project:

Our key findings are presented in a series of Briefing Notes

Briefing note 1  Briefing note 2

Briefing note 3  Briefing note 4

We have also produced a special feedback briefing note for members of the public that outlines the key outcomes of our public engagement.

On 26th November 2014, three geoengineering research projects, IAGP, SPICE and CGG, held a joint event, Geoengineering Research: Where Next?, at The Royal Society in London to disseminate our research findings. 

Read the press release for the dissemination event.

Browse some of the media responses to our research.

  • NewScientist: Geoengineering the planet: first experiments take shape
  • BBC News: How could we intervene to change the climate?
  • BBC News: How could we intervene to change the climate?
  • The Economist: Geoengineering the climate: Into the great wide open
  • The Times: Scientist terrified by his own climate-cooling plan
  • Bloomberg: Geoengineering Doesn’t Provide ‘Magic Bullet’ for Global Warming
  • Science Daily: Geoengineering our climate is not a 'quick fix'
  • The Telegraph: Six radical ways to tackle global warming
  • Huffington Post: Don't Believe the Hype: Do Emerging Technologies Fall Foul of Their Own PR?
  • Daily Mail: Are we playing God with Earth? Scientist admits he is 'terrified' of the technology being developed to stop global warming
  • Allvoices Blog: Climate engineering: A last ditch effort to save the planet from climate change
  • The Star: Geoengineering could offer solution of last resort against climate change

Read through our archive of IAGP news articles. Find out more about geoengineering. Find out more about who we are. Find out more about our research.

For further information on the UK based SPICE and CGG geoengineering research projects:

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