African Involvement in Solar Geoengineering

"African Involvement in Solar Geoengineering" was a half day workshop held in conjunction with the 24th Colloquium of African Geology (CAG24). The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and SRMGI also co-convened this workshop. Participants from outside the CAG24 event were welcome to attend.

Workshop Details:
8:30 am-12:00 pm
January 14, 2013
Millenium Hall
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The short session emphasized participant dialogue, with small group discussions and exercises designed to elicit views on how/if research should proceed, what regulations are needed, and the role African scientists, NGOs and policymakers can play in global geoengineering discussions. Participants had an opportunity to review outcomes and build on the momentum of a similar meeting convened by the AAS in June 2012 in Dakar, Senegal: “Governance of Solar Radiation Management (SRM) Research: African Perspectives” and November 2012 in Boksburg, South Africa “Solar Geoengineering: Research, Governance, and African Involvement.”

More information on the CAG24 available here:
Third Circular
Detailed Science Program

More information on this workshop can be found in SRMGI's synthesis report, Governance of Research on Solar Geoengineering: African Perspectives.

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