Geo-engineering techniques used to combat climate change
Posted on : 20 Dec 2019Views: 128
Various Carbon dioxide removal techniques (CDR)
- Reforestation and afforestation
- Ocean fertilisation using phytoplankton and iron
- Biochar production
- Artificial trees and scrubbers
- Carbon filtering
- Carbon burial
- Direct Air Capture
Solar geo-engineering, or “solar radiation management” (SRM)
- Stratospheric aerosol injection
- Marine cloud brightening
- Cirrus cloud thinning (CCT)
- Space reflectors
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Which of the following statement are correct regarding different geo-engineering techniques used to combat climate change?
1.Carbon dioxide removal techniques (CDR) are used to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
2.Solar radiation management (SRM) are technologies to rapidly cool the Earth by reflecting solar energy back to space.
3.‘Stratospheric aerosol injection’ and ‘carbon filtering’ are examples of Carbon dioxide removal techniques.
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3.1 and 2 only
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