April 2012

26.04.2012

# Media

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E&T: Should engineers control the eco-system?

General and popular article on CE. "With the visible effects of climate change growing, is it time for engineers to step in and make fundamental changes to the eco-system?"

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25.04.2012

# New Publications

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Schulz, Sabrina (2012): Climate 2.0 – Can Geoengineering Make the World a Safer Place?

Schulz, Sabrina (2012): Climate 2.0 – Can Geoengineering Make the World a Safer Place? In: AICGS - Transatlantic Perspectives, pp. 1–5.

Comparison of U.S. and German CE research politics.

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24.04.2012

# Projects

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Australia's Government invests $2m in biochar research

"Senator Ludwig has made the announcement in Clare in the mid-north of S[outh]A[ustralia] and says, in some cases, biochar can also improve soil quality and crop yield."

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24.04.2012

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Neues Deutschland: Helpless Geoengineers (German language)

German newspaper article on a panel discussion in Berlin with Hauke Schmidt and Gregor Betz.

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23.04.2012

# Calls & events

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Job: PhD Biochar and soil greenhouse gas emissions

Deadline 18.05.2012

PhD position ‘Biochar and soil greenhouse gas emissions’ "In a three-years study funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation you will study the effects of biochar amendment on soil borne GHG emissions both in lysimeter and field experiments."

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23.04.2012

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Geoengineering Politics Blog: Direct Air Capture and Enhanced Oil Recovery

Blog article comparing Direct Air Capture (DAC) and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR).

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20.04.2012

# Calls & events

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International Biochar Congress 2012 China

16.-20.09.2012, China Agricultural University

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20.04.2012

# New Publications

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Burns, William C. G. (2012): Geoengineering the Climate: An Overview of Solar Radiation Management Options

Burns, William C. G. (2012): Geoengineering the Climate: An Overview of Solar Radiation Management Options. In: Tulsa Law Review 46 (2), pp. 283–304.

"This article provides an overview of solar radiation management options in the context of climate geoengineering. It also includes a discussion of some of the ethical and legal issues associated with SRM research and/or deployment."

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20.04.2012

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Scientific American: Researcher: Ban Patents on Geoengineering Technology

"Physicist David Keith, who has been working on technologies to block sunlight to slow global warming, argues that such efforts need to remain in the public domain."

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18.04.2012

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Club Troppo Blog: An update on geo-engineering and solar power prices

Comparing CE with solar power.

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