November 2012

30.11.2012

# Calls & events

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CfP: Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly 2013

Deadline for abstracts: 14.12.2012

"DACA-13 offers a platform to discuss the latest developments in atmospheric and cryospheric research."

Link to the program

Link to the call


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30.11.2012

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FiST Chat Blog: Iron Fairy Dust: Wonders Of Geoengineering

Several blog posts on FiST Chat on CE and the Canadian iron fertilization experiment.

Ben's Blog: Iron Fairy Dust: Wonders Of Geoengineering

Steve's Blog: Geoengineering, Climate Change, Risks And Benefits

See also the video on youtube.


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30.11.2012

# Calls & events

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CfP: CCLR Special Issue on Climate Change Geoengineering & the Law

Abstract Deadline: 15.12.2012

"Carbon & Climate Law Review is welcoming abstracts for a special issue on The Law and Climate Geoengineering, scheduled for publication in March 2013, and for which I will serve as Editor."

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30.11.2012

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Rolling Stone: Politics: Next Steps: What Obama Must Do Now for the Environment

Ten steps for Obamas environmental programm. "It will piss off enviros, but Obama should launch a modest geoengineering research program, run by the best scientists we've got."

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29.11.2012

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McCOMBS Today: invest_off.png Engineering Professor Urges More Research into Climate Engineering

"J. Eric Bickel, Ph.D., [...] discussed his research into climate engineering during a Nov. 1 Energy Symposium lecture sponsored by the Texas Energy Forum."

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29.11.2012

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Popular Mechanics: Can We Stop Modern-Day Mad Scientists?

"An American businessman made waves last month when, without asking permission, he dumped a bunch of iron sulfate into the Pacific Ocean to launch a carbon-sequestering geoengineering experiment. With these sorts of Earth-hacking ideas being floated, what's to stop a man with the means from doing it himself?"

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27.11.2012

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The Boston Globe: The Earth experiment

Critical opinion on CE in general.

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27.11.2012

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climatechange-tv: COP18: Geoengineering could reduce need of air-conditioning in Doha

"Arafa Radwan, a lecturer at the Ukrainian National Technical University talks to the Climate Change Studio about using geoengineering methods to control the planet’s energy balance. He suggests the use of screens that could be placed above cities, like Doha, which would allow people to control the incoming sun radiation."

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27.11.2012

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Aljazeera: Geoengineering: A climatic 'Frankenstein'?

"Some scientists believe schemes like sending particles into the air to block the sun's light could stop climate change."

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26.11.2012

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NewScientist: Methane controls before risky geoengineering, please

"WHEN the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change came into force in 1994, climate change's impacts seemed distant. Not any more. With daily reports of changes to glaciers, ice sheets, oceans and ecological systems, climate change seems upon us. "

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