Diffusion of Power
This Chapter outlines the various characteristics of Helen Longino’s diffusion of power virtue using concrete examples. It is maintained that the arguments that structure, assumptions, and theories that underpin sulphate SRM climate engineering is especially incongruous with the value of the diffusion of power. In addition to the power inequities related to participation in the of practice science, it is also noted that this virtue is intimately tied to the question of consequences, effects, and outcomes. As such, it is argued that what required is an analysis that includes the effects this technology will have on people, the natural world, systems of governance, and future generations.
KeywordsPower Geoengineering Helen Longino Representation Haida Iron fertilization Anthropocene
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