The world is run by deluded, unintelligent, and incompetent people. The case for decarbonization was solid 40 years ago, and it still isn’t happening. In order to reduce the risk of runaway global warming and ocean acidification, carbon dioxide removal (CDR, also known as “negative emissions technologies”) is necessary.

To get this out of the way, burning fossil fuels is geoengineering. Yes, carbon dioxide removal is geoengineering, but more importantly, it’s counter-geoengineering. If you have used so much as a single joule of fossil energy in your life, then you’re a geoengineer. You have played God. …



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