There are a variety of different resources across the DSG website. This page lists external websites, reports, and papers that are of interest across a range of different sectors that we will update periodically. Take a look at our key concepts and definitions page for some high level explanations, the publications page for DSG white papers on a range of topics, and learning materials for the capacity building materials that DSG is building with its partners.

External Resources

Solar geoengineering & governance resources

The White House, U.S. Government. 2023. Congressionally Mandated Research Plan and an Initial Research Governance Framework Related to Solar Radiation Management

United Nations Environment Programme. 2023. One Atmosphere: An Independent Expert Review on Solar Radiation Modification Research and Deployment.

Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative. 2023. Global status of activities relating to Solar Radiation Modification and its governance

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Reflecting Sunlight: Recommendations for Solar Geoengineering Research and Research Governance.

Chhetri et al. 2018. Governing Solar Radiation Management: A Report from the Academic Working Group on Climate Engineering Governance

National Research Council. 2015. Climate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Royal Society. 2009. Geoengineering the climate: science, governance and uncertainty

Union of Concerned Scientists. 2020. Strengthening Public Input on Solar Geoengineering Research

Justice-focused resources

TechEthos Report on the Ethics of Disruptive Technologies, including Climate Engineering (pages 100-115)

Simon Caney, Climate Justice, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Sikina Jinnah, Simon Nicholson, and Jane Flegal, Toward Legitimate Governance of Solar Engineering Research: A Role for Substate Actors

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò & Shuchi Talati, Who Are the Engineers? Solar Geoengineering Research and Justice

Patrick Taylor Smith 2021. Legitimacy and Non-Domination in Solar Radiation Management Research

Kyle Powys Whyte, Indigeneity in Geoengineering Discourses: Some Considerations

Select workshop reports

August 2022. Americas Conference on Solar Radiation Modification: Science, Governance and Implications for the Region, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.

Delina, L. 2021. Southeast Asian expert perceptions of solar radiation management techniques and carbon dioxide removal approaches: caution, ambivalence, risk precaution, and research directions

Beyerl, K., & Maas, A. 2014. Perspectives on Climate Engineering from Pacific Small Island States. Workshop Report.

African Academy of Sciences and Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative. 2013. Governance of Research on Solar Geoengineering: African Perspectives. Consolidated Report of Three Workshops in Senegal, South Africa, and Ethiopia.

RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies. 2011. Pilot Workshop on ‘Governing Geoengineering in the 21st Century: Asian Perspectives.