May 2012

31.05.2012

# Political Papers

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Borick, Christopher; Rabe, Barry (2012): Americans Cool on Geoengineering. Approaches to Addressing Climate Change

Borick, Christopher; Rabe, Barry (2012): Americans Cool on Geoengineering. Approaches to Addressing Climate Change. Brookings. Washington, D.C. (Governance Studies, 47).

"Given the political and economic challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, there is growing interest in finding alternative methods of dealing with climate change. In a new paper, Christopher Borick and Barry Rabe look at the American public's attitude towards using geoengineering solutions as a means to combat global warming."

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31.05.2012

# New Publications

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English, J. M.; et al (2012): Microphysical simulations of sulfur burdens from stratospheric sulfur geoengineering

English, J. M.; Toon, O. B.; Mills, M. J. (2012): Microphysical simulations of sulfur burdens from stratospheric sulfur geoengineering. In: Atmos. Chem. Phys 12 (10), pp. 4775–4793. doi:10.5194/acp-12-4775-2012

Climate model studie on sulfur CE with results that show negative side effects.

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31.05.2012

# Media

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Freakonomics (Blog): Nature’s View of Geoengineering

Author of the book "SuperFreakonomics" claim a first statement on a question asked in the Nature's editorial.

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31.05.2012

# New Publications

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Special Issue of Energy & Environment on CCS

Special Issue of the journal Energy & Environment on CCS and also direct air capture.

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31.05.2012

# Political Papers

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FNI Climate Policy Perspectives: Climate Engineering: Avoiding Pandora's Box through Research and Governance

Honegger, Matthias; Michaelowa, Axel; Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja (2012): Climate Engineering. Avoiding Pandora’s Box through Research and Governance. Fridtjof Nansen Institute. Lysaker (FNI Climate Policy Perspectives, 5).

Short report from Norway/Germany on research and governance of CE.

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31.05.2012

# Media

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Climate Central: Geoengineering: Risky to Do, Riskier to Ignore

About risks and esp. benefits of a technological fix as CE.

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31.05.2012

# Calls & events

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Live Chat: Can Geoengineering Save the World?

31.05.2012, 3 p.m. EDT

Live chat with David Keith and Eli Kintisch.

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30.05.2012

# Media

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[press review] SPICE Project canceled

At the first time the project was postponed for a few month. (See BBC) When the project was cancelled a lot of newspapers and blogs report about that. Here (under 'read more') is a list of the most important media responses as a time line.


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30.05.2012

# Media

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Mannheimer Morgen: Fight Global Warming with new Technologies (German language)

Regional German newspaper writes about a panel discussion of PhD students from the Marilius-Kolleg Heidelberg. The panelists told students form the gymnasium about chances and risks of CE.

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Mit moderner Technik die Erderwärmung bekämpfen


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30.05.2012

# Calls & events

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Conference: The Oxford Summer School on Geoengineering Research

Call for Applications, Deadline ends tomorrow: 01.06.2012

"Research into proposed geoengineering techniques and the governance issues associated with them is gaining attention in academia and beyond.  This summer school will provide early career researchers with information on the current state of developments in the field  and with a focus on communicating research to the public and to policy-makers."

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