This INOGOV policy brief analyses the importance of polarity in academic debate surrounding climate engineering. It discusses the fact that while climate engineering approaches cannot yet be considered ‘physically tangible technological objects’ because they have not been implemented on a large scale; there is currently a unique opportunity to actively and critically shape the way in which we consider these approaches in the political debate.


The INOGOV Policy Brief series provides an outlet for the publication of policy-relevant, concise and topical papers. Often linked to current INOGOV research endeavours; including workshops, visiting fellowships and peer-review articles, topics address and reflect on current research and/or publications, ideally focusing on concrete public policy challenges or opportunities. 

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