Geoengineering and the Fight against Climate Change

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Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything; and when people repeat that witticism, they make it sound as though someone should. Now, someone may. Geoengineering. On this rebroadcast of today's To the Point, guest host Alex Chadwick explores whether we could use technology to alter the atmosphere and cool the warming planet. What could go wrong with that? There are scientists who think we should start trying to research exactly these questions. Also, the fallout after JP Morgan's $2 billion loss, and KCRW's Steve Chiotakis with a special report on California's budget woes.

Banner image: Buildings in Surfside, seen through an underwater camera in the ocean as reports indicate that Florida's Miami-Dade County could be one of the most susceptible places when it comes to rising water levels due to global warming on March 14, 2012. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images