Policy Documents

Albedo Enhancement by Stratospheric Sulfur Injections: A Contribution to Resolve A Policy Dilemma?

P. J. Crutzen –
September 1, 2006

Fossil fuel burning releases about 25 Pg of CO2 into the atmosphere, which leads to global warming (Prentice et al., 2001).  However it also emits 55 Tg S as SO2 per year (Stern, 2005), about half of which is converted to sub-micrometer size sulphate particles, the remainder being dry deposited. ... (read more)