Meaning of “geo-engineering” in the English Dictionary

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"geo-engineering" in Business English

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geo-engineeringnoun [ U ]


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)