December 2011

28.12.2011

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Forbes: Even the Warmists Don’t Believe In Global Warming

Commentary which concludes with CE as "unconventional logic".

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27.12.2011

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DAWN.com: Air capture technology ready by 2018 -UK engineers

"Geo-engineering technology to absorb climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere can be rolled out by 2018, the UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME) said."

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22.12.2011

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Irvine, Peter J.; Ridgwell, Andy; Lunt, Daniel J. (2011): Climatic effects of surface albedo geoengineering

Irvine, Peter J.; Ridgwell, Andy; Lunt, Daniel J. (2011): Climatic effects of surface albedo geoengineering. In: J. Geophys. Res 116 (D24).

Moddeling of different effects of various methods of ground albedo.

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22.12.2011

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Landeszeitung Lüneburg: Warming the Climate with full Steam (German Language)

German newspaper interview with professor Schwarze on Durban and the ongoing problem of climate change.

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20.12.2011

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Kiel Earth Instiute: Large-Scale Intentional Intervention s into the Climate System? Assessing the Climate Engineering Debate (full release in English)

German Scoping Survey on CE in now available in English. The Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) has an interdisciplinary team of scientists commissioned, to assamble the current state of knowledge on climate engineering. As a result is given, along with six special studies of the natural sciences, law, economics, politics, social sciences and ethics, an integrative overall report as a joint effort of all authors. The Kiel Earth Institute as an involved institution has coordinated scientists and serves as editor of the findings.

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20.12.2011

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Financial: Geoengineering The Ozone Layer

Article on Ozone Layer Geoengineering in a comparison to Climate Engineering. "Ozone Layer Geoengineering can be defined as an experiment that replaces lost ozone molecules at depleted parts of stratospheric ozone layer by injecting oxygen gas using aircrafts."

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19.12.2011

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envi2bio Blog: Projects of unusual geo-engineering to fight against climate change (French Language)

envi2bio Blog: Les projets insolites de la géo-ingénierie pour lutter contre le changement climatique

French blog post on CE in general.

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19.12.2011

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Nano Patents and Innovations Blog: Report: Geoengineering Plans Must Account For Ecosystem Impacts

"As geoengineering planning becomes widespread, researchers note that little thought has been given to its potential effects on ecosystems"

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18.12.2011

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Ricke, Katharine L.; Rowlands, Daniel J.; et al (2011): Effectiveness of stratospheric solar-radiation management as a function of climate sensitivity

Ricke, Katharine L.; Rowlands, Daniel J.; Ingram, William J.; Keith, David W.; Granger Morgan, M. (2011): Effectiveness of stratospheric solar-radiation management as a function of climate sensitivity. In: Nature Climate change.

Effectiveness test for stratospheric SRM.

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17.12.2011

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the conversation: There’s more than one way to capture carbon

Article on different methods of CDR combined with CCS.

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