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US and Saudi Arabia blocking regulation of geoengineering, sources say

The United States and Saudi Arabia have hamstrung global efforts to scrutinise climate geoengineering in order to benefit their fossil fuel industries, according to multiple sources at the United Nations environment assembly, taking place this week in Nairobi.

one geoengineering technique involves spraying seawater drops into the clouds to make them more reflective

US and Saudi Arabia block geoengineering governance push

“Deployment of geoengineering, including solar radiation management and carbon dioxide removal, would jeopardise not only ecosystems and livelihoods but also human rights, sustainable development goals and international security,” said Barbara Unmüßig, President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

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Saudi version of climate justice rejected by developing countries

Oil-rich country’s resistance to welcoming findings of science report on 1.5°C warming has marked it out from poorer countries — Competing visions of climate justice have alienated Saudi Arabia from other developing countries at UN climate talks in Poland. After a heated debate on Saturday night failed to adopt the conclusions of a scientific report …

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US and Russia ally with Saudi Arabia to water down climate pledge

Move shocks delegates at UN conference as ministers fly in for final week of climate talks — The US and Russia have thrown climate talks into disarray by allying with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to water down approval of a landmark report on the need to keep global warming below 1.5°C. After a heated two-and-a-half-hour …

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