19.10.2012

# Media

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RTCC: UN agreement urges caution over geoengineering tests

"Guidelines on the deployment of geoengineering have been agreed at the UN biodiversity summit in Hyderabad following intense negotiations."

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18.10.2012

# New Publications

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Bellamy, Rob; et al. (2012): A review of climate geoengineering appraisals

Bellamy, Rob; Chilvers, Jason; Vaughan, Naomi E.; Lenton, Timothy M. (2012): A review of climate geoengineering appraisals. In: WIREs Clim Change 3 (6), S. 597–615. DOI 10.1002/wcc.197

"Appraisals of geoengineering are critically reviewed here for the first time using a systematic literature search and screen strategy. Substantial variability between different appraisals' outputs originates from usually hidden framing effects relating to contextual and methodological choices."

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18.10.2012

# New Publications

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Williamson, Phillip; et al. (2012): Ocean fertilization for geoengineering: a review of effectiveness, environmental impacts and emerging governance

Williamson, Phillip; Wallace, Douglas W.R; Law, Cliff S.; Boyd, Philip W.; Collos, Yves; Croot, Peter et al. (2012): Ocean fertilization for geoengineering: a review of effectiveness, environmental impacts and emerging governance. In: Process Safety and Environmental Protection. DOI 10.1016/j.psep.2012.10.007  (in press)

"Fertilization using iron can increase the uptake of CO2 across the sea surface. But most of this uptake is transient; long-term sequestration is difficult to assess."

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18.10.2012

# New Publications

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Minteer, Ben A. (2012): Geoengineering and Ecological Ethics in the Anthropocene

Minteer, Ben A. (2012): Geoengineering and Ecological Ethics in the Anthropocene. In: BioScience 62 (10), S. 857–858. DOI 10.1525/bio.2012.62.10.2

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18.10.2012

# Media

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redOrbit: Solar Management Needs Depend On Uncertain Factor Climate Sensitivity

Media response to Smith/Rasch 2012.

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18.10.2012

# Media

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'As it Happens' about the iron fertilization experiment

Radio broadcast on the latest iron fertilization experiment including an interview with John Disney.

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18.10.2012

# Media

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scienceBlogs: World’s biggest geoengineering experiment ‘violates’ UN rules?

Discussion of the guardian article. "Or Controversial US businessman’s iron fertilisation off west coast of Canada contravenes two UN conventions, says the Graun."

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17.10.2012

# Calls & events

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4th CE-newsletter available

The fourth climate engineering newsletter is available here.


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16.10.2012

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the guardian: World's biggest geoengineering experiment 'violates' UN rules

"Controversial US businessman's iron fertilisation off west coast of Canada contravenes two UN conventions"

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16.10.2012

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IndiaVision: Climate engineering to reverse global warming may impact biodiversity: Experts

General information about the CBD meeting.

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