Slippery slope arguments as precautionary arguments: a new way of understanding the concern about geoengineering research

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Abstract

It has been argued that geoengineering research shouldn’t be pursued because of a slippery slope from research to problematic deployment. The paper urges a new interpretation of these arguments as precautionary arguments. This interpretation helps us better appreciate the potential normative force of the worries and their potential policy relevance.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEnvironmental Values
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 4 Nov 2022

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