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English definition of “geo-engineering”

geo-engineering

noun [U]
 
 
ENVIRONMENT
the use of scientific methods to artificially control the environment, particularly the world’s temperature, in order to deal with the problem of climate change: Many researchers worry that geo-engineering could cause more problems than it solves as it will give politicians an excuse to avoid curbing carbon emissions.
(Definition of geo-engineering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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