Initiative sponsored by Carnegie Council and led by UN climate veteran aims to break silence around geo-technologies and explore their potential
Ban Ki-moon’s former climate advisor is to lead a project to develop rules for geoengineering, amid fears current efforts to slow global warming are insufficient.
Janos Pasztor, who served with Ban at the UN 2015-2016 will launch the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance initiative (C2G2) in New York on 16 January.
Speaking from Nairobi where he was discussing his plans with officials at the UN Environment Programme, Pasztor said all options to tackle climate change should be discussed.
“As much as the Paris [climate] Agreement was a major step forward we know that even if all countries meet their targets we’re still…