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Halt Risky Sun-Blocking Experimentation: We Urge The Swiss Government

A recent proposal by Switzerland to explore solar geoengineering, a technology aimed at dimming the sun to combat climate change, has been met with international opposition and ultimately withdrawn. While some nations believe research is necessary, many others, including prominent scientists, raise concerns about the potential environmental risks and the possibility of misuse. This episode serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of untested and potentially harmful solutions to complex problems like climate change. The Swiss government is urged to prioritize proven and sustainable strategies for emissions reduction and invest in renewable energy sources like solar power, which directly address the root cause of the issue, rather than pursuing risky and unproven interventions.



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  • Princess

    4 w

    Instead of investing time and resources into unproven and potentially harmful technologies, the Swiss government should focus on implementing proven, sustainable strategies for reducing emissions and transitioning to renewable energy sources.

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    • Boniface Kuria

      4 w

      @princess_nel_268 I somewhat agree on more research on ways to tackle climate change. I am however skeptical on the misuse of these tech especially as a war weapon.

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    • Chris Ndungu

      6 w

      I don't see the need of going for geo engineering when there are alternative that can be done. The government of Swiss opt to think again because this is quite alarming!

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      • Elizabeth Gathigia

        6 w

        Why go for untested investment when there are other solutions such as renewable energy that is save for the planet, the Swiss government should reconsider this and make the right decision

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        • Rotich Kim

          6 w

          This is an indicator that show we still not in a position to move due to leadership influence specifically in political arena...

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          • walter lungayi

            6 w

            The potential risks and unknown consequences of sun-blocking experimentation warrant a pause for further research and implementation. It is important to thoroughly assess the potential impacts on the environment and human health before proceeding.

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            • Kevin

              6 w

              A preposterous proposal that needs rethinking.

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              • Felix mokaya

                6 w

                The government of swiss should rethink on the investment they want to take on expensive and untested theory .Renewable energy is the way to go

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                • Sarah Chabane

                  6 w

                  This is ridiculous, why go for geo engineering when they are other solutions

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                  • Boniface Kuria

                    6 w

                    @sarah_chabane_874 True. There are many solutions to climate change. The easiest being ending emissions.

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                  • Joseph Githinji

                    6 w

                    This is unbelievable, why invest in this expensive and untested theory when there is a room to invest in sure renewable energy sources. The Swiss government should rethink about this proposal.

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