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Geoengineering is the deliberate modification of a planet's environment by the addition or subtraction of a resource or energy input on a massive scale.

Proposed geoengineering projects on Earth, often introduced as a means of combating climate change , have included space mirrors, sulfur-spraying in the stratosphere, cloud seeding and oceanic carbon sequestration .

This was last updated in April 2008
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