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Climate

Geoengineering the Climate Could Cause Devastating African Droughts

Injecting particles into the atmosphere would deflect some of the sun’s incoming radiation, but a new study predicts it would also likely alter tropical storm patterns in the Atlantic and increase the risk of drought in Africa.

Published On 11/16/2017
6:43 PM EST