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Shivani Dharanipragada

Shivani Dharanipragada ’25 uses many lenses to examine whether climate engineering is viable and ethical. In her presentation, she discusses the technologies needed for implementation and the impacts of those technologies. 

Shivani Dharanipragada Showcase Slide

Access the video of Shivani's Showcase presentation.

Dharanipragada collaborated with Environmental Ethics Fellow, Brad Zukeran ’24 to research technological innovations in geoengineering and explored their ethical and legal implications in the following articles.

A Brief Introduction to Climate Engineering
Is climate engineering a viable and ethical solution to slowing climate change?

Is Climate Engineering Viable? And if it’s Viable, is it Ethical?
Learn about technological innovations in geoengineering and explore their ethical and legal implications.

An Ethical Evaluation of Stratospheric Aerosol Injection
Technical and ethical questions that arise from exploring and using stratospheric aerosol injection are discussed.


About Shivani Dharanipragada

Shivani Dharanipragada ’25 is from the San Francisco Bay Area. She is majoring in computer science and economics. She is strongly interested in the intersection of technology and environmental concerns. As a 2022-23 Environmental Ethics Fellow with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Shivani learned more about technological innovations in geoengineering and their implications ethically and legally. In her free time, Shivani enjoys reading, baking, and dancing.




May 29, 2023

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