13. Description of the core message of your event and key topics to be covered (c.100 words):
Could humans deliberately engineer the climate, to intervene in global warming? Even if it is possible, should this course of action be considered? This talk will present some of the engineering challenges of stratospheric aerosol injection (SPICE), a climate-altering technology. This research project was first launched at BSF in 2011, and as it draws to a close we reflect on our experience - both the scientific findings, and the 'big questions' of ethics and governance.
14. Does the event have particular local relevance?: