08.11.2011

# Political Papers

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ETC Group (2011): Tackling Technology: Three Proposals for Rio

ETC Group (2011): Tackling Technology: Three Proposals for Rio. Contribution to the Rio+20 Zero Draft. online only.

Proporals for the Rio plus 20-conference including one on CE.

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08.11.2011

# Political Papers

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Climate Change: A Coordinated Strategy Could Focus Federal Geoengineering Research and Inform Governance Efforts: Report to the Chairman, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives

Full version of report available now!

"This report is informed by an extensive review of proposed climate engineering strategies and their potential impacts, including a joint inquiry between the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology and the United Kingdom House of Commons Science and Technology Committee (hereafter referred to as the ‘‘U.S. Committee’’ and the ‘‘U.K. Committee’’), three Congressional hearings, review of scientific research relevant to climate engineering, and discussions with a number of experts, stakeholder groups, scientists and managers at federal agencies, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO)."

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03.11.2011

# Media

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SierraExpressMedia: Geoengineering The Ozone Layer Hole: An upcoming necessity


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03.11.2011

# Calls & events

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Uni-Hamburg: Einladung zum Pressegespräch am KlimaCampus

10. November 2011, um 14.00 Uhr

Klima-Intervention als Sicherheitsrisiko? Forscher beraten über Folgen von Geo-Engineering

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01.11.2011

# New Publications

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Owen, Richard (2011): Legitimate Conditions for Climate Engineering

Owen, Richard (2011): Legitimate Conditions for Climate Engineering. In: Environ. Sci. Technol 45 (21), S. 9116–9117.

Comment on research policies and risks.

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01.11.2011

# New Publications

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Preston, Christopher J. (2011): Re-Thinking the Unthinkable: Environmental Ethics and the Presumptive Argument Against Geoengineering

Preston, Christopher J. (2011): Re-Thinking the Unthinkable: Environmental Ethics and the Presumptive Argument Against Geoengineering. In: environ values 20 (4), S. 457–479.

Article on ethical boundaries for CE.

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31.10.2011

# Calls & events

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Report Release: Geoengineering for Decision Makers

November 10th, from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. as the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center discusses their new report Geoengineering for Decision Makers

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30.10.2011

# New Publications

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Buck, Holly (2011): Climate Engineering in the New Media Landscape

Buck, Holly (2011): Climate Engineering in the New Media Landscape: Culture, Power, and Climate Control. Lund University. Lund. Online at http://www.lu.se/o.o.i.s?id=19464&postid=1940495, link checked 31.10.2011.

Discourse analysis on popular media with respect to power relations.

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29.10.2011

# Media

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Afronline: Earth Grab: Geopiracy, The New Biomassters and Capturing Climate Genes

Article on Africas concerns on CE.

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28.10.2011

# New Publications

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Volodin et al. (2011): Simulation of climate change induced by injection of sulfur compounds into the stratosphere

Volodin, E. M.; Kostrykin, S. V.; Ryaboshapko, A. G. (2011): Simulation of climate change induced by injection of sulfur compounds into the stratosphere. In: Izv. Atmos. Ocean. Phys 47 (4), S. 430–438. DOI: 10.1134/S0001433811040116

Modeling sulfate aerosols in the stratosphere.


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