As the Carnegie Council calls for global governance to regulate climate engineering, advocates and opponents of the controversial technology prepare for a looming policy debate.
On December 8, the Carnegie Council released an essay calling for policymakers to invest resources into creating new forms of governance as a response to increasing calls for climate engineering, or geoengineering. The essay is part of a growing push for funding for research into the controversial science of modifying or engineering the climate, and a recent push towards global government which could regulate the technology. Geoengineering is the deliberate and large-scale manipulation of the weather and climate using a variety of technologies. One popular form of geoengineering promoted by scientists is known as Solar Radiation Management (SRM), which involves spraying aerosols from planes equipped with particulates designed to reflect sunlight in an effort to combat “anthropogenic global warming.”
We are potentially at the dawn of an age of geoengineering. It is time for policymakers to start discussing whether geoengineering is to go forward and, if so, how. – The Need For Governance of Climate Engineering, Carnegie Council
The essay, published in the Council’s peer-reviewed journal Ethics & International Affairs, starts out by stating that lawmakers around the world need to accept the “uncomfortable reality” that man-made climate change is causing environmental destruction. “Despite the best efforts of national governments and thousands of mayors and other civic leaders, we can no longer contain global average temperatures to below 1.5–2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels through mitigation of carbon emissions alone,” the author writes.
According to the report, the answer to this apparently unstoppable apocalypse will likely include some form of geoengineering and policymakers need to have these important discussions and debates. The author describes the resurgent interest in geoengineering and stresses the increasing likelihood that “a group of countries or cities or even one or more wealthy individuals might decide to deploy geoengineering technologies during the coming decades.”
The author does a great job of illustrating the need to find answers to difficult and complex questions. For example, the Council asks, “How would we govern such actors? Who assesses the balance of risks and rewards when deploying geoengineering technologies? What safeguards and what compensation mechanisms need to be built in? If we start deliberately altering global temperatures, who controls the global thermostat?”
The Carnegie Council previously created the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative to “bring the profoundly complex issues of geoengineering governance and ethics to a much wider audience.” The new essay is part of the effort to bring these issues to the minds of policymakers and the general population. The author does not hesitate to emphasize the goal of international or supranational governance for climate engineering. Emphasis added:
In other words, the real question facing humanity might not be whether or not to go ahead with geoengineering technologies, but how to govern them when they inevitably arrive. This will require a high degree of knowledge about geoengineering technologies, and will entail a considerable amount of work to understand the risks. This is something no one group can do alone. The world as a whole needs to deal with this, involving all levels of society.
The Carnegie Council acknowledges that the effort to build a “wider geoengineering governance community” has already begun. “Many of our staff come from a United Nations and intergovernmental background, and we have already engaged with many governments, international organizations, and nongovernmental actors,” the report states. The council is also working with “numerous nonstate actors active in the climate and sustainable development space” and religious leaders. “Ultimately, we hope a large and diverse network of individuals will emerge across a range of institutions to drive the debate nationally and internationally.”
The science of geoengineering is controversial for many reasons. For one, there is the possibility of creating even more environmental damage and disaster once geoengineering programs are started, including the loss of blue skies and an increase in temperature for some parts of the world. In addition, there are those who believe in the Chemtrails Conspiracy, which states that weather modification programs are actively taking place in our skies. According to this theory, the “normal” contrails created by planes are actually covert geoengineering programs being carried out right above our heads. The “chemtrails” label comes from the portion of the crowd that believes these programs are delivering dangerous chemical additives to the food, water, soil, and humans below for nefarious purposes.
Interestingly, researchers with Carnegie Science at the University of California Irvine and the nonprofit Near Zero recently published a study which claimed to conclusively debunk the possibility of this alleged secret government geoengineering program. The study, “Quantifying expert consensus against the existence of a secret, large-scale atmospheric spraying program”, was published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. The authors of the study conducted a survey of the leading contrail and atmosphere scientists to find out if there was sufficient evidence to support claims of a secret, large-scale atmospheric spraying program (SLAP). The contrail and atmospheric experts overwhelmingly rejected evidence cited by believers of what is sometimes known as the “Chemtrails Conspiracy.”
Despite the conflicting views and opinions, earlier this month California Congressman Jerry McNerney introduced legislation calling for a hearing in the House Committee on Science, Space & Technology (SST) to collect information from experts in the field of geoengineering. McNerney also introduced H.R. 4586, the Geoengineering Research Evaluation Act, which would “provide for a federal commitment to the creation of a geoengineering research agenda and an assessment of the potential risks of geoengineering practices.”
“We’ve reached a moment of clarity in the fight against climate change where we are experiencing the repercussions of the atmospheric buildup of greenhouse gasses,” said Congressman McNerney. “Even if human beings were to cease all greenhouse gas emissions tomorrow, significant atmospheric change has already been set in motion and will continue to occur for generations to come.”
The legislation would commission the National Academies of Science (NAS) to produce two reports recommending a geoengineering research strategy and oversight principles for such research. According to the press release, “the bill also provides for the creation of an implementation plan to ensure a path forward for additional geoengineering research and development.”
Opponents of geoengineering are not sitting by in silence while the Carnegie Council and politicians advance their goals. A recent report from the ETC Group, Biofuelwatch, and Heinrich Böll Foundation warn that geoengineering is gaining acceptance “as a would-be technological fix for climate change.” The report, “The Big Bad Fix – The Case Against Climate Geoengineering,” analyzes the risks of geoengineering, and shows the different individuals and organizations working to advance the technology.
“Geoengineering is a dangerous defence of the failed status quo, not a technical or scientific necessity,” says Rachel Smolker, Co-director of Biofuelwatch. “In fact, the technologies put forward for geoengineering will most likely worsen rather than solve the multifaceted problems created by climate change. Claiming that we ‘must’ deploy geoengineering is saying that we would sooner do irreparable harm to our planet than alter our economic system that benefits only the very few at the top.”
Derrick Broze is an investigative journalist and liberty activist. He is the Lead Investigative Reporter for ActivistPost.com and the founder of the TheConsciousResistance.com. Follow him on Twitter. Derrick is the author of three books: The Conscious Resistance: Reflections on Anarchy and Spirituality and Finding Freedom in an Age of Confusion, Vol. 1 and Finding Freedom in an Age of Confusion, Vol. 2
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Havent they learned yet the human race isnt capable enough to understand responsible geo-enginnering let alone conduct it. These idiots may very well create a catastrophe
There is no NEED to do this. None whatsoever!
Moot question. Carnagie endowment for peace is pure globalist and for population reduction which has been performed for the last several decades. These people are liars but trying to settle the sheeple down as we are being wiped out by our food, air, water, drugs, wars and every other way these groups can get away with it. Remember, Schiff (Rothschild crony), Warburg, Baruch along with the Pan-europeans and the Wilson administration planned, financed and ran the Bolshevik revolution killing tens of millions of people. US/UK created this abomination called the USSR and were it’s parents as these filth ridden Zio-pigs profited from it, WWI (See War Industries Board – hint Samuel Bush was on it too), WWII (Also zionist funded and read Menachem Begin’s quote of “We are the Superior race” – NAZIs were manufactured long before the war by Wilson Admin according to globalist H. G. Wells Fabian Zionist again by mostly zionist bankers and globalists as well as zionist Churchill).
Agenda 21 will be the final nail in the coffin of humanity…Brave New World!
Theodore Herzl is the person who, after the setup by those that wrote the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion started the execution of anyone (including any non-zionist Jew) to create the Zionist state all of Freemasonry and Zionist Judaism was hoping to build as the Cyrillic copies state in no uncertain terms as well as those who wrote it and worked on behalf of the WZO for it to become a reality. King of Freemasonry (Rothschild) has his Freemasonic monuments stamped all over Israel ™ a Rothschild (80%) owned territory (i.e. Supreme Court et. al.) No, it is not Sabbatean or Frankish but has it’s beginnings according to the document with Maimonides in the 12 century. These people have killed billions and have no qualm as to how it is done as many genocides of the last 3 century proves. The US is a A Zionist state from the beginning and was sold down the drain to the mostly European bankers by Alexander Hamilton in 1783 and 1791 (Bank of North America INC, and the First Bank of the United States INC) as the congressional record shows in 1791 and history of the Fed from the St. Louis Fed regarding both. The Federalists should have been hung including Washington and especially Adams, but the Anti-federalists were little better. These are extremely evil people and the US is founded and run by this filth as well as the rest of the world. Putin is every bit as sick and perverse as there are no good guys in this campaign of terror.
It might do away with blue skies.Really? Are they friggen blind? Tennessee 97 days 7 days of blue skies the rest started out blue then the jets arrive and by 9 whiteout.104 days 9 days of blue skies the rest are whiteouts.Not much blue inPa either. They are going to collect info from the experts in the field of geo- engineering.How does one become an expert if one does not do anything?We do not have chemtrails so where do they get their expert status? Experts in housing construction build houses that is how they become experts.
I see similar situation in Lansing, MI. Start out blue, end up whiteouts.
This SRM (solar radiation program) is just a cover story for the chemtrail program. “They” read our facebook posts and monitor our youtube activity so they know people are waking up……it’s all damage control.
“a group of countries or cities or even one or more wealthy individuals
might decide to deploy geoengineering technologies during the coming
decades.” – this is already happening (HAARP, Chem-trails, aircraft exhaust, space program launches, etc.) therefore the point of this think-tank is purely propaganda to work in reverse as to cover the criminal actions of the USA and its private contractors who are already screwing with Mother Nature. Geo-engineering in the hands of private contractors will have no FOIA. They claim this is science which is putting the horse before the cart; more accurately put this is an experiment because none can judge the outcome. In order for it to be a science it would have to pass the stage of peer group review which is impossible as the debate still continues among the scientists divided over the theory The Carnegie Council is a shell of the elites who represent Agenda 21/30 (United Nazis) and should not be in charge of making policy. You will not be allowed to sue any of these faux perpetrators of the future. Do you remember the Monsanto dispensation, remember the Phillips Amendment? Forgiveness before the crime; how Satanic by design.
The comment below was just time censored/moderated. Psychic Warrior
Global referendum on Nature versus man’s Weather control. The planet does not belong to few, it accommodates all species for particular purposes and we do everything possible to block all required processes so there is quite straight path waiting for us.
Turn off all HAARP technology would be the best start but that is not going to happen.
so they are still perpetuating their “GLOBAL WARMING” lie?
put everyone who works for carnegie, and everyone who applies for any jobs against a wall, and use them for target practice – best manner of reducing alleged “global warming”
Really surprised that Derrick’s article doesn’t mention the obvious FACT that Climate Engineering Programs are very far advanced and have been MASSIVELY implemented since at least the early 1990’s. I hope he has read Peter Kirby’s Chemtrails Exposed: A New Manhattan Project. With Kirby’s book, the global Climate Manipulation Programs have moved into being proven with hard evidence.
I got an email from Clifford Carnicom just yesterday… He made his video “Aerosol Crimes – First Edition” many years ago and it’s on YouTube for all to see – as is “What in the World are They Spraying?” – both excellent documentaries. Drain the swamp! The swamp dwellers are a danger to the rest of the world.
This article does represent perhaps the best comedy provided on the net in months…… Globalists somehow, all of a sudden concerned with Agenda 21 tyranny and population reduction. Quite humorous. … Oh, and the irony of Mr. Broze, a zealous anarchoVol bringing it to our attention. I have to thusly ask him: With 7 billion on this planet, how many would have to “convert” to AV in order to provide ample energy/resources to stop this cabal and their mauling us with their counterfeit currency operation? (insert Double Jeopardy theme)
Have the people who believe the Carnegie talking points, no children? No pets? No gardens? No eyes? They never look up? Some people don’t. They just don’t have the time. Or perhaps they do not spray where they live.
There are places they do not spray and times they do not spray. I was in Marin County, CA a few years ago taking a class, the same week that the Bohemian Grove annual event occurred. I noticed there was spraying before and after that week, but not during the week of the event. Visiting D.C. a few years ago, I noticed there was no spraying there. I had a friend who was certain there was no such thing as “chemtrails” – but then, he lived in New York State, in the mountains north of the Rockefeller homestead.
But living in Oregon and Missouri – and driving across the USA, I have seen – and still see – daily spraying of the skies – from clear blue into white oblivion. And they call those who live in the states where they do spray, “conspiracy theorists”. We who live in spray areas are like bugs in a jar, being sprayed with RAID. Geoengineering – what could possibly go wrong?
Odd how HAARP appeared and Al ‘the sky is falling’ Gore started his spew on global warming…it’s always 50 years out. If he is planning on still breathing that long, I’d say he is the reason for climate warming, all that hot air.
FFS Just stop. Elite are well prepared while the planet is poisoned. Pitchfork time is past due
Geoengineering/ Solar Radiation Management are actually CAUSING the very problem they PURPORT to be trying to “stop”! The Billions of tons of toxic heavy metals, including aluminum dioxide, barium, and strontium that are being sprayed into our biosphere ostensibly to “reflect the sun’s rays: back into space” are actually TRAPPING the sun’s heat close to the surface CAUSING widespread draughts, forest fires, etc.
The Carnegie Foundation is attempting to engage in SPIN by calling for “studies” on something that is ALREADY GOING ON. This is nothing but DAMAGE CONTROL Members of Congress who push this Agenda are tools of the Globalists and are buying into massive lies! Due to all the people waking up to the REALITY of UN Agenda 21 societal control/ population control, which is being pushed by the Club of Rome and numerous NGO groups (including the Carnegie Foundation) aligned with the UN.
The spraying is intended to kill and injure millions of people while also hijacking our natural biology to turn it synthetic. With every breath we take, we are breathing in not only toxic heavy metals, and such toxic chemicals as ethylene dibromide and mycoplasma, but also weaponized parasites such as calembola and others that have been altered via biotechnology for the purpose of executing various pathological “missions”. Clifford Carnicom has identified some of these missions in his paper titled “A Working Hypothesis on Morgellons Disease” The weaponized parasites are boring deep into our lung tissue for such purposes as screwing with our red blood cells ability to carry oxygen. This is part of an effort to hijack our natural biology to turn it synthetic, to turn us into non reproducing cyborgs.
Geoengineering/ SRM must be seen as part of a MASSIVE biological assault on humanity that ALSO includes Forced Vaccinations, GMO Foods, Toxic Prescription and OTC Drugs, etc…. More people must awaken to the REALITY of UN Agenda 21 and how it is being covertly implemented! More people must learn all they can about DETOXIFICATION because we are NOT POWERLESS to PROTECT OURSELVES from this Biological Assault!! See my archived newsletters at www dot iahf dot com where you can subscribe at no cost!