05.12.2013

# New Publications

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Kleidon, A.; Renner, M. (2013): A simple explanation for the sensitivity of the hydrologic cycle to surface temperature and solar radiation and its implications for global climate change

Kleidon, A.; Renner, M. (2013): A simple explanation for the sensitivity of the hydrologic cycle to surface temperature and solar radiation and its implications for global climate change. In: Earth Syst. Dynam. 4 (2), S. 455–465. DOI: 10.5194/esd-4-455-2013.

"We illustrate an implication of this explanation for geoengineering, which aims to undo surface temperature differences by solar radiation management. Our results show that when such an intervention compensates surface warming, it cannot simultaneously compensate the changes in hydrologic cycling because of the differences in sensitivities for solar vs. greenhouse-induced surface warming."

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05.12.2013

# Media

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Journal de l'environnement: Effective geoengineering?

French environmental newspaper. "What if we compensated the effects of warming techniques sorcerer's apprentice? This idea appeals to researchers. But not to the authors of the IPCC report."

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05.12.2013

# Media

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SciDevNet: Study finds geoengineering research 'free for all'

Media response to the forthcoming paper Reynolds (2014). "Research into geoengineering is not only permitted but also encouraged."

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05.12.2013

# Media

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IDW: No Undo for Climate Change: Potential Pitfalls of Geoengineering

Media response to Kleidon, A.; Renner, M. (2013). "Using a simple physical approach, the study explains how the water cycle reacts to surface warming and that it responds differently to heating by sunlight or by a stronger atmospheric greenhouse effect."

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04.12.2013

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Inside Science: If You Start Geoengineering To Halt Global Warming, Don't Stop

Media response to Jones, Andy; et al. (2013).

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04.12.2013

# Media

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CEC 14 Blog: Transdisciplinary Research on Climate Engineering

"Why CE requires participation and cooperation beyond classical scientific borders"

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04.12.2013

# Media

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The Herald: Opinion: The sky is the legal limit for geoengineers

CE as Russian roulette. "If we choose the geoengineering option, will it remove the gun or add to the ammunition?"

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02.12.2013

# Projects

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Cambridge Carbon Capture

"Cambridge Carbon Capture’s electrochemical technology generates electrical power from hydrocarbons whilst simultaneously capturing and permanent sequestering CO2 via a mineralisation reaction with Ca/Mg silicates or wastes."

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02.12.2013

# Media

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The European: Staying on Course

Critical German article on CE vs. mitigation strategy.

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02.12.2013

# New Publications

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Hoppe, Clara J. M.; et al. (2013): Iron Limitation Modulates Ocean Acidification Effects on Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Communities

Hoppe, Clara J. M.; Hassler, Christel S.; Payne, Christopher D.; Tortell, Philippe D.; Rost, Björn; Trimborn, Scarlett; Thuesen, Erik V. (2013): Iron Limitation Modulates Ocean Acidification Effects on Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Communities. In PLoS ONE 8 (11), pp. e79890. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0079890.

Study linked to iron fertilization. "Here we present results of a long-term incubation experiment investigating the combined effects of CO2 and Fe availability on natural phytoplankton assemblages from the Weddell Sea, Antarctica."

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