Australia seeks to limit ocean 'geoengineering' | Law

Australia seeks to limit ocean 'geoengineering'

Professor Rosemary Rayfuse speaks to The Sydney Morning Herald (16 May 2013) about Australia's bid to stop the commercial use of a controversial "geoengineering" technique.

University of NSW international law expert Professor Rosemary Rayfuse said the voluntary ban had not stopped unapproved projects and Australia's legally binding motion was an important first step.

''It is absolutely essential, but it is not enough if the states that are party to the London Protocol do not then enact domestic legislation to enable them to take steps against these rogue commercial operators,'' she said.

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