Public Lecture

Beating the Heat: Geoengineering and Becoming Stewards of the Planet

University of California, Irvine
Gregory Benford | Presenter
University of California, Irvine
July 22, 1998

“Geoengineering” – ways of mitigating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions, as opposed to reducing those emissions – was proposed by Gregory Benford as a planetary scale solution. Geoengineering options range from the simple to the complex. Benford also discussed the assets and liabilities of these global scale engineering projects.