10.10.2012

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the guardian: Big names behind US push for geoengineering

"A coalition representing the most powerful academic, military, scientific and corporate interests has set its sights on vast potential profits"

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09.10.2012

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concrete: Hot under the collar: the future of geoengineering

Student newspaper of the University of East Anglia with a general article on CE inspired by the news on Arctic summer sea ice.

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09.10.2012

# New Publications

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Smith, Steven J.; Rasch, Philip J. (2012): The long-term policy context for solar radiation management

Smith, Steven J.; Rasch, Philip J. (2012): The long-term policy context for solar radiation management. In: Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0577-3

"We examine the potential role of “solar radiation management” or “sunlight reduction methods” (SRM) in limiting future climate change, focusing on the interplay between SRM deployment and mitigation in the context of uncertainty in climate response."

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09.10.2012

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LiveScience: Asteroid Dust Could Fight Climate Change on Earth

Media response to the asteroid dust study.

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09.10.2012

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NewScientist: Scattering moss can restore key carbon sink

"The rebuilt bogs should improve water quality and could slow climate change. In the future, they might even be used to geoengineer a cooler climate by storing carbon dioxide."

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08.10.2012

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Nature: Earth’s carbon sink downsized

Possible natural land-air caputre. "Abundance of soil nutrients a limiting factor in plants’ ability to soak up carbon dioxide."

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08.10.2012

# Calls & events

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Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly

8.-12.06.2013, Davos/Switzerland

"The International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences IAMAS and the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences IACS, both Associations of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics IUGG, welcome you to the Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly DACA-13 in Switzerland in July 2013." - Symposium A4.4 will be on CE and A1.4 on future climate.

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28.09.2012

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Lin, Albert (2012): Does Geoengineering Present a Moral Hazard? (in press)

Lin, Albert (2012): Does Geoengineering Present a Moral Hazard? (in press), in: Ecology Law Quarterly

" The article finds it likely that geoengineering efforts will undermine mainstream strategies to combat climate change and suggests potential measures for ameliorating this moral hazard."

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26.09.2012

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TheEngineer: Leading wave energy pioneer Prof Stephen Salter

"Prof Stephen Salter, technical adviser at Aquamarine Power, believes geoengineering could help to mitigate some of the most pressing effects of climate change."

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24.09.2012

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Final Symposium: Marsilius Project „The Global Governance of Climate Engineering”

27.-28.09.2012, Heidelberg/Germany

Final symposium of the interdisciplinary Marsilius Project in Heidelberg. For participation send an email to CE-Symp@eco.uni-heidelberg.de.

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