Stop the Trojan Hose!

We need your help to stop an experiment designed to test the hardware for geoengineering the skies by sending chemicals into the stratosphere!

A consortium of universities in the UK are planning to test a kilometer-long hose that will be engineered to inject particles into the stratosphere as a geoengineering technology — in order to reflect sunlight back to space and thereby artificially  – theoretically — cool the planet.  There must be no tests allowed of equipment designed to engineer the climate, especially while there is an international moratorium on these technologies.  This test must be stopped because it is the first step towards the technological manipulation of the climate — a high risk, ill-considered way to “cool the planet” when we know that emissions reduction is the only solution.

Sign our open letter to the UK government (and research councils) regarding the upcoming SPICE (Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering) experiment. [ organizations | individuals ]

This test is expected to take place at Sculthorpe airfield in the UK between October 6 and 23rd.

  • Read our press release here.
  • Read the open letter here.
  • See what organizations have already signed up here.
  • Sign up your organization here.
  • If you cannot sign on behalf of an organization, your individual protest is still very important to us. Sign up here.

If you would like to send your own letter, here’s who you can send it to:

Chris Huhne
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
3 Whitehall Place
London, UK
SW1A 2AW |

You can also send it to the research councils funding this research project:

 (Professor) David Delpy
Job TitleChief Executive, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Postal AddressEngineering and Physical Sciences Research CouncilPolaris HouseNorth Star Avenue


 (Dr.) Steven Wilson
Job TitleInterim Chief ExecutiveDirector, Strategy & Partnerships, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Postal AddressNatural Environment Research CouncilPolaris House
North Star Avenue


 (Professor) Michael Sterling
Job TitleChair, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Postal AddressSwindon HQ
Polaris House
North Star Avenue

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