06.02.2012

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the guardian: Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for large-scale geoengineering

"Other wealthy individuals have also funded a series of reports into the future use of technologies to geoengineer the climate"

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04.02.2012

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[press review] Climate response paper (McCusker et al 2011)

Press review for the paper: McCusker, Kelly E., et al (2011): The climate response to stratospheric sulfate injections and implications for addressing climate emergencies.


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04.02.2012

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climate frontlines: Online discussion - A global forum for indigenous peoples, small islands and vulnerable communities

"In collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Climate Frontlines Forum is launching a discussion on geoengineering techniques and their potential impacts in order to understand the views and experiences of indigenous and local communities and other stakeholders. These discussions also provide an opportunity to consider additional issues, such as the governance of geoengineering research."

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03.02.2012

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The Green Grok: Two Closer Looks At Geoengineering

An article comparing the last two studies (here [other link is broken]) von CE, finding that they imply opposite recommendations.

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03.02.2012

# Calls & events

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H.O.M.E.: Online Discussion on CE

"Online Discussion Forum for Indigenous + Local Communities on impacts of geo-engineering techniques on biodiversity and associated social, economic and cultural considerations"

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03.02.2012

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Game: Science Museum launches online games about the future of technology

The Science Museum hosts a game on future technologies including a technology scenario of cloud whitening.

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Direct Link to the game


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02.02.2012

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Conference: Direct Air Capture Summit

7-8.03.2012, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary/Canada

"This two-day event aims to connect academics in air capture-related fields, technology developers and innovators, representatives from industries that could benefit from air capture, clean energy project financiers, and government and regulatory decision makers."

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02.02.2012

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World Bank: New Soil Carbon Methodology Approved

"The Verified Carbon Standard approved this first methodology on soil carbon, a new approach for sustainable agricultural land management (SALM) practices.  The methodology was developed by the World Bank for the Smallholder Agriculture Carbon Finance Project run by the non-governmental organization Vi Agroforestry in western Kenya.  The pilot, involving more than 60,000 smallholders who are farming 45,000 hectares of land, is run together with smallholder farmers and supported by the World Bank’s BioCarbon Fund."

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01.02.2012

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Seminar: Join online: "Ocean fertilisation - can seeding new life in the ocean absorb our excess carbon?" in Oxford

01.02.2012 - 08.02.2012

Seminar series “The science, governance and ethics of climate intervention techniques.” open to public.

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Join online and pass with "oxgeoeng"


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31.01.2012

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Event Video: "Geoengineering our Climate" Keynote and Panel Discussion

Video of the CGI sponsored conference in Ottawa on January 18, features a keynote address from Professor Steve Rayner (Oxford University).

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