Should Geoengineering be Banned?

Since one day the sun will expand into a red-giant star, humans in the distant multi-millennial future will either have to leave the Earth, geoengineer it, or go extinct. But some current UN leaders have elected to ban geoengineering.

“Any private or public experimentation or adventurism intended to manipulate the planetary thermostat will be in violation of this carefully crafted U.N. consensus,” said Silvia Ribeiro, Latin American director of ETC Group, a grass-roots advocacy organization.