While I sympathize with the takeaway from the preamble of this truthout opinion piece by Australian paleoclimatologist Dr. Andrew Glikson, I think this frame is unhelpful to the reputable scientists and thoughtful individuals who are seeking funding and freedom to do the research needed to understand if these options are available to us at this advanced stage of warming.
"That global climate change has reached an impasse whereby the
"powers-to-be" are entertaining climate geoengineering mitigation,
instead of the urgent deep reduction of carbon emissions required by
science, represents the ultimate moral bankruptcy of institutions and a
failure of democracy"