July 2012

25.07.2012

# Media

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down to Earth: Will geoengineering save agriculture from climate change?

"The techniques of climate manipulation are experiencing a boom, as it becomes more and more likely that we will one day have to resort to them to fight climate change. In this context, what can we foresee the future of agriculture to be?"

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25.07.2012

# New Publications

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Kulkarni, Ambarish R.; Sholl, David S. (2012): Analysis of Equilibrium-Based TSA Processes for Direct Capture of CO 2 from Air

Kulkarni, Ambarish R.; Sholl, David S. (2012): Analysis of Equilibrium-Based TSA Processes for Direct Capture of CO 2 from Air. In: Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 51 (25), pp. 8631–8645.

Chemical study of direct air capture.

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25.07.2012

# Political Papers

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Kössler, Georg P. (2012): Geo-Engineering. Is there a Plan(et) B? (German language)

Kössler, Georg P. (2012): Geo-Engineering. Gibt es wirklich einen Plan(eten) B? Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung (ed.). Berlin (Ökologie, 25).

Political report of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, a German green foundation.

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25.07.2012

# New Publications

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Didas, Stephanie A.; et al. (2012): Role of Amine Structure on Carbon Dioxide Adsorption from Ultradilute Gas Streams such as Ambient Air

Didas, Stephanie A.; Kulkarni, Ambarish R.; Sholl, David S.; Jones, Christopher W. (2012): Role of Amine Structure on Carbon Dioxide Adsorption from Ultradilute Gas Streams such as Ambient Air. In: ChemSusChem, pp. n/a.

Chemical study of the effectiveness of direct air capture.

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24.07.2012

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ISIS Report: Unintended Hazards of Geoengineering

A report of the Institute of Science in Society that stresses risks and uncertainties.

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24.07.2012

# Media

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TATuP: Climate Engineering from a Transdisciplinary Perspective (German language)

Matzner, Nils; Uther, Stephanie (2012): Climate Engineering aus transdisziplinärer Perspektive. Bericht von der zweiten Sommerschule zu Climate Engineering. In: Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis (TATuP) 21 (1), pp. 109–112.

Report of the second Summer School on Climate Engineering in Banff 2011.

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24.07.2012

# Political Papers

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Deutscher Bundestag (German parliament): Answer to written inquiry "Geoengineering/Climate-Engineering"

Answer of the German government to the writen inquiry of the SPD (social democrats). In answer to question 9 the government states the argument that CE is no alternative to mitigation.

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24.07.2012

# Media

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Overcoming Bias Blog: The geoengineering double catastrophe

Blog article about the catastrophic risk of CE plus social collapse.

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24.07.2012

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the energy collective: On Geoengineering (conference report)

Report from the Breakthrough Dialog at Cavallo Point.

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24.07.2012

# New Publications

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Jarvis, Andrew; Leedal, David (2012): The Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP): a control perspective

Jarvis, Andrew; Leedal, David (2012): The Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP): a control perspective. In: Atmosph. Sci. Lett. 13 (3), pp. 157–163. DOI 10.1002/asl.387

"While we agree with the objectives of GeoMIP, this paper describes how the present experimental design could be extended by adding a simple control component."

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