Mirrors in space

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Mirrors in space
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CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
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2017
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English

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The term Climate Engineering (CE) specifically describes large-scale technical methods that can be used to reduce the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere or to reduce incoming solar radiation. Recently, some scientists and politicians have begun discussing the possibility of using CE to deal with climate change.

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