Otago Daily Times: Betting on a brighter future

Without that sort of ‘‘geoengineering’’, we’re sunk, or at least our coastlines are, Prof Flynn says. Given the inadequacy of the carbon-cutting commitments made last year in Paris, and now the climate disaster of a science-denying Republican president-elect in the US, efforts to decarbonise the world’s economies will not happen fast enough to prevent disastrous warming, he argues.