05.02.2013

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Talk/Lecture: Manipulating the planet: Is there a role for Negative Emissions Technologies in tackling climate change?

25.02.2013, London

Discussion on negative emissions with five speakers from politics, science and media.

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05.02.2013

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IISD: Climate Change and Geoengineering: Ocean Fertilization Practicalities, Opportunities and Threats

Guest article by Wendy Watson-Writght (Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceographic Commission) on ocen fertilization.

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05.02.2013

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7th CE-newsletter available now

The seventh climate engineering newsletter is available here.


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04.02.2013

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CfP: North American Biochar Symposium

04.03.2012, deadline for abstracts

"Established in 2006, the Pioneer Valley Biochar Initiative is a group of farmers, foresters, professors, students and concerned citizens, promoting public awareness that a growing body of soil science affirms that biochar can increase soil productivity and enhance crop health when incorporated into farm, forest and garden soils."

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04.02.2013

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Rayfuse, Rosemary; Warner, Robin (2012): Climate change mitigation activities in the ocean: turning up the regulatory heat

Rayfuse, Rosemary; Warner, Robin (2012): Climate change mitigation activities in the ocean: turning up the regulatory heat. In: Robin Warner und Clive Schofield (Hg.): Climate change and the oceans. Gauging the legal and policy currents in the Asia Pacific and beyond. Cheltenham: Elgar, pp. 234–262. ISBN 9781848448186

About possibilities of ocean fertilization.

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01.02.2013

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Oceanus: Fertilizing the Ocean with Iron

A review of iron fertilization by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Should we add iron to the sea to help reduce greenhouse gases in the air?"

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01.02.2013

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Bienhold, Christina; et al. (2013): How Deep-Sea Wood Falls Sustain Chemosynthetic Life

Bienhold, Christina; Pop Ristova, Petra; Wenzhöfer, Frank; Dittmar, Thorsten; Boetius, Antje; Kirchman, David L. (2013): How Deep-Sea Wood Falls Sustain Chemosynthetic Life. In: PLoS ONE 8 (1), e53590. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0053590

Fertilizing the ocean with wood logs. "Here we investigated the biogeochemical and microbiological processes leading to the development of sulfidic niches by deploying wood colonization experiments at a depth of 1690 m in the Eastern Mediterranean for one year."

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01.02.2013

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Motherboard: To Revive Dying Oceans, Try Sinking a Bunch of Trees

Article comparing the Canadian iron fertilization experiment with a new study on fertilizing the ocean with wood logs.

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31.01.2013

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Talk/Lecture: Climate engineering as one of the far-out aspects of Earth systems science

04.02.2013, Mainz/Germany

Lecture by Mark Lawrence (IASS, Potsdam) in a lecture series Earth System Cycles

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31.01.2013

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Talk/Lecture: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Climate Policy Initiatives

31.01.2013, Carleton University

Speaker Series - Exploring Negative Territory: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Climate Policy Initiatives

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