Experimentation with solar geoengineering will not be allowed in Mexico

Unofficial translation by the Solar Geoengineering Non-Use Agreement team of the official announcement by the Mexican government banning solar geoengineering experimentations in Mexico. Start of the announcement Semarnat and Conacyt will carry out actions in accordance with the precautionary principle to protect communities and the environment.  Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales | January […]

Mexico Bans Solar Geoengineering Experiments

Should governments try to artificially cool the planet through ‘climate engineering’, for instance by injecting tons of sunlight-reflecting sulfur particles into the stratosphere? While some scientists seriously suggest that ‘solar geoengineering’ should be part of future climate policy, the government of Mexico has now taken a different stance: it has decided to ban all solar […]