Geoengineering: Integrated approaches and impacts

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China's main solar geoengineering research program funded by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology. The project was a consortium of Beijing Normal University, Zhejian University and Chinese Academy of Social Science.
There are 3 main focus areas: 1) basic science of geoengineering applying process-based models focussed on particular impacts or aspects of the climate system.2) Experiments using earth System Models such as BNU-ESM to explore global impacts on climate and its sub-systems 3) socio-governance aspects applied to both China and whole globe.

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We developed the idea of conserving the ice sheets, thus preventing large sea level rises, by pro-actively engineering them. We showed in a Nature Comment piece and with modelling already published and underway that changing the bathymetry in front of large glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica can stabilize the ice on land. The approaches begin with computer studies, then lab work planned with engineers (e.g. at UBC, Canada and Finland), then to engage and co-designs with Greenlandic communities, and finally, after 2 or more decades, to difficult projects in Antarctica. We showed that the ideas have scientific credibility by using state of the art modelling studies, we are developing new modeling tools to study the subglacial sediment hydrology, and water flow in front of, and beneath the major ice sheet outlet glaciers.
Targeted geoengineering aimed at minimizing particular impacts from climate change is becoming a major focus of the geoengineering research community because agreement on how to govern application of global solar radiation management is highly problematic and little or no progress has been made in many years. Sea level rise is the most damaging impact of climate change, with costs of coastal protection expected to be around 50 billion USD per year by 2100. Costs of engineering to conserve the ice sheets are likely to be 10% of that, and benefit all countries thus it is globally equitable, and gives long lasting transgenerational security. The ideas generated great interest in the scientific community, and in popular media (Nature Comment, articles in major newspapers and magazines, presentations to the EU parliament, US National Academy of Sciences, various ambassadors and presidents, etc). Ice sheet conservation is called for legally under both the Precautionary Approach and the Rio Principle of differentiated but shared responsibilities among states.

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2)Dongxinlin Ph.D. thesis
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20)Cao, L., et al., Simultaneous stabilization of global temperature and precipitation through cocktail geoengineering. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 2017. 44(14): p. 7429-7437. (第一标注)

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