You may spend much of your days in a climate-controlled environment where the touch of a button or the turn of a dial will adjust the temperature. Could you imagine having such a thermostat for Earth’s climate? The planet is getting too warm, so let’s just dial back the temperature.

Climate engineering – also referred to as geoengineering, climate intervention or climate hacking - is an attempt to purposefully manipulate the climate (as opposed to the unintentional changes humans have caused…  [more]