Author: Olivia Boyd

Risky geoengineering a climate panacea?

Capping global average temperatures at 1.5C or 2C might only be done by using untested geoengineering technologies

Geoengineering may have to move from the fringes of the climate debate towards the mainstream if the world is to meet the climate targets included in the Paris Climate Agreement, say some policy analysts and scientists. At the rate that the world is burning coal, gas and oil, even rapid adoption…Read More

Pushing China to peak emissions early could be bad for climate

Forcing an emissions peak in China too soon could damage global efforts to tackle climate change, says climate economist Guan Dabo

Pushing China to peak its greenhouse-gas emissions too soon could damage global efforts to tackle climate change by driving industry to less efficient countries, a Chinese climate economist has argued. Guan Dabo of the UK’s University of East Anglia told Chinadialogue that China’s experience…Read more