22.10.2011

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Workshop program online: "Geoengineering the Climate - An Issue for Peace and Security Studies?"

The program of the workshop "Geoengineering the Climate - An Issue for Peace and Security Studies?" is available at
http://clisec.zmaw.de/Conference-program.1929.0.html

Time: November 10-11, 2011
Location: KlimaCampus, ZMAW, University of Hamburg
Registration: until October 28, 2011 at climatesecurity@uni-hamburg.de


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21.10.2011

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Fortbildung: Climate Engineering: Können wir den Klimawandel durch Eingriffe in das Klimasystem verlangsamen?

Friday, 11. November 2011, in DLR Oberpfaffenhofen/Germany

A training/education on CE of the German Meterological Society.

The event is held in German.


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21.10.2011

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Presentation: Climate Geoengineering Governance

Friday, Nov 16, 4 pm

Special presentation by Steve Rayner (James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization at the Saïd Business School and Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, Oxford University). He describes himself as an “undisciplined” scholar lending a social science perspective to  major matters of science and technology. He was listed by Wired Magazine on the 2008 smart list as one of the 15 people the next President should listen to.   Listen to him in the Auditorium.


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20.10.2011

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Summary on HOPE-, HYPE- AND FEAR-TECHNOLOGIES – THE ROLE OF SCIENCE AND POLITICS

THEME OF THE EPTA CONFERENCE 2011 IN BERLIN
Thursday, October 20, 2011

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20.10.2011

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MacMynowski et al: Can we test Geoengineering?

Douglas G. MacMynowski, David W. Keith, Ken Caldeira and Ho-Jeong Shin: Can we test geoengineering?  Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, Advance Article.

DOI: 10.1039/C1EE01256H

 

Article on the possibility of testing SRM.

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16.10.2011

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NZZ: Die Welt ist gefangen in der Klimafalle

Swiss newspaper article on actual research as German scoping study, SPICE and IPCC workshop.

"Der Ausstoss von Treibhausgasen steigt ungebremst an, die Klimapolitik ist gescheitert. Jetzt kommt eine Studie zum Schluss, dass auch technische Mittel den Wandel des Klimas nicht aufhalten können."


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15.10.2011

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U.S. Defense Science Board (2011): Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security

U.S. Defense Science Board (2011): Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense. Washington, D.C.

Report on security issues with a small chapert on CE: pp. 133-138.

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13.10.2011

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IAGP: Members of the Public Deliberate Geoengineering - Press release from Cardiff University

"Press statement from IAGP researchers at Cardiff University - Over the past few years, there has been growing interest in – and concern about – proposals to use large-scale ‘geoengineering’ technologies to control the climate. IAGP is one of two projects funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) that begin to answer some of the most important questions about geoengineering. [...]"


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12.10.2011

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the guardian: Engineering the climate is last and scariest option, says US scientist

"The lack of international action on cutting emissions highlights need to research geoengineering further, says Jane C S Long"

Interview on the Bipartisan Report. (See category 'political papers')


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11.10.2011

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Oxford Martin School Blog: Interview "Geoengineering - the last thing we need"

" Tim Kruger  is the James Martin Fellow responsible for managing the Oxford Geoengineering Programme.  Geoengineering is the deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s natural systems to address climate change. A year into the life of the programme, he told Communications Officer, Julia Banfield, about their findings and achievements so far."


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