Book Reviews: Geoengineering

Reviews by Alexandra Witze

By Science News, 11:57 AM May 20, 2010

Hack the Planet: Science's Best Hope - or Worst Nightmare - for Averting Climate Catastrophe
Eli Kintisch

How to Cool the Planet: Geoengineering and the Audacious Quest to Fix Earth's Climate
Jeff Goodell
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Two new books serve as guides to the latest tactic against climate change: geoengineering, the act of deliberately manipulating Earth’s climate to cool it down.

Kintisch, a reporter for the journal Science, dubs geoengineering “planet­hacking.” It’s an apt description for sci-fi–so...

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