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Could we control our climate?
Could we control our climate?

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7 Session 3 summary

This session has given you a whodunnit of attributing recent climate change, discussing the most important climate forcings – the Sun, greenhouse gases, industrial sulfates, and volcanic sulfates – as well as internal variability. You may have already had some ideas about how it might be possible to manipulate or alter these forcings to engineer the climate, and you will study these in Session 5.

First, in Session 4, you will look at the last of three parts in the potential motivation for geoengineering: scientists’ predictions for the future. Take a look at Session 4 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .