October 2011

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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28.10.2011

# Media

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the guardian: White roofs are not a global warming silver bullet, study finds

"Plans to slow climate change by reflecting sunlight back into space could in fact raise temperatures, a new study concludes"

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25.10.2011

# New Publications

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Sterck, Olivier (2011): Geoengineering as an alternative to mitigation

Sterck, Olivier (2011): Geoengineering as an alternative to mitigation: specification and dynamic implications. Groupement de Rechere en Economie - Universités d'Aix-Marseille (Document de Travail, 48).

Basic article from an French university on CE vs. Abatement.

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25.10.2011

# Media

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NewScientist: Strong public support for planet-hacking research

Article from an interview with A. Mercer on the survey. (See category 'new publications')

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24.10.2011

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H.O.M.E.: David Keith opinion survey suggests broad support of geoengineering. Not so!

"A leading Geoengineer has today published a public opinion survey which is being reported as showing broad public support  of geoengineering research. Suspicious?"

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24.10.2011

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Das Parlament: Gespräch zu Technikfolgen

EN Short review on a European conference (EPTA) on Nanotechnology, Internet and Climate Engineering. (All texts in German.)

DE Kurzer Bericht die europäische EPTA-Konferenz zu Nanotechnologie, Internet und CE.

Link zu "Das Parlament"

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24.10.2011

# Media

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the guardian: Geoengineering Public supports geoengineering research, survey finds

"First international survey on the perception of geoengineering finds 72% of respondents approve of research"

This article is on a paper by A M Mercer, D W Keith and J D Sharp. (For the article look under 'new publications') It also referes to the SPICE project.

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