Review of Solar Geoengineering for the Developing World: A Discourse on the State of Research and the Effects on Policy and Livelihoods for Africa




SRM Specification for Africa

Africa is more impacted by climate change (including because 70% of employement is linked to agriculture)

Ability to adapt is also low

A negative impact from SRM would be catastrophic: will reduce the monsoon. Also has positive effects: increased plant (CO2 concentration), reduced cyclones, ...

The final balance of positive and negative effects is not clear ...

Few studies

Africa needs to be more involved

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