Whether people believe that solar geoengineering is dangerous, potentially useful, or both, they should support more careful, open and transparent research into the matter.
For Gernot Wagner's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Most governments have followed the bedrock economic principle that a higher price for something leads to less of its quantity being demanded in the marketplace.
There are indeed inherent biases built into the very structure of the economics — confusing precision with "rationality” might be among the most pernicious.
A technology called albedo modification, which boosts the reflectivity of the Earth's atmosphere, holds tremendous potential to cure climate change.