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geoengineering Line breaks: geo|engin¦eer|ing
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒɪəʊɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ/

Definition of geoengineering in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The deliberate large-scale manipulation of an environmental process that affects the earth’s climate, in an attempt to counteract the effects of global warming.
Example sentences
  • Nevertheless, in the mid-nineties, valiant attempts were made to give geoengineering a good name.
  • Our knowledge of climate is not yet sufficiently advanced to undertake real planetary geoengineering.
  • Leading climate scientist Stephen Schneider is strongly suspicious of what he calls 'geoengineering '.

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