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Coalition backs ‘cloud-brightening’ trial on Great Barrier Reef to tackle global heating

Greens deride $4.7m funding for technologies that may shade corals and make clouds more reflective as ‘Band-Aid solutions’

A government-backed research program to make the Great Barrier Reef more resilient to global heating will spend $4.7m this financial year developing technologies…

  • Graham Readfearn
  • The Guardian

The announcement confirms the development of a technique known as marine cloud brightening, trialled on the reef in March, will be backed as part of the…

On Tuesday the government and the foundation announced how it would spend $96m this financial year under the…

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