February 2013

28.02.2013

# Media

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redding.com: Geoengineering coalition in our future?


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27.02.2013

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Earth Island Journal: The New Sorcerer’s Apprentices

By Clive Hamilton. "Engineering the climate is appealing to a powerful strand of Western technological thinking that sees no ethical or other obstacle to total domination of nature. Promethean plans for mastery have always met resistance from those who mistrust human technological overreach."

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27.02.2013

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Earth Island Journal: We need some Symptomatic Relief

By Ken Caldeira. "Solar geoengineering offers the hope of partial symptomatic relief. Of course, it is better to address the root cause of the problem, but cancer patients are glad that there has been research into painkillers."

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27.02.2013

# Calls & events

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Negative Emission Technologies: Community Launch Event

13.03.2013, London, Royal Academy of Engineers

"This event will provide your business/organisation with an overview of potential for NETs in the UK and will provide an opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities."

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26.02.2013

# New Publications

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26.02.2013

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Science 2.0 Blog: Geoengineering By Committee? Time To Get Totalitarian

Critical response to Ricke, Katharine L.; et al. (2013). "Social authoritarianism may be the way to go"

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26.02.2013

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Project Syndicate: Can NASA Stop Global Warming?

"NASA’s international experience will enable researchers to explore the options fully, and to develop the most effective technologies for reducing this ongoing experiment’s risks."

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26.02.2013

# New Publications

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Luokkanen, M.; et al. (2013): Geoengineering, news media and metaphors: Framing the controversial (in press)

Luokkanen, M.; Huttunen, S.; Hilden, M. (2013): Geoengineering, news media and metaphors: Framing the controversial. In: Public Understanding of Science. (in press)

"We show that metaphors strengthen a policy-related storyline, while metaphors are rarer in purely descriptive accounts."

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22.02.2013

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Physorg: Geoengineering by coalition

Media response to Ricke, Katharine L.; et al. (2013). "This type of proposed solution carries with it a number of uncertainties, however, including geopolitical questions about who would be in charge of the activity and its goals."

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21.02.2013

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SkepticalScience.com: No alternative to atmospheric CO2 draw-down

"This article suggests that the current atmospheric CO2 level is already triggering amplifying feedbacks from the Earth system and therefore, in themselves, efforts at reduction in atmospheric CO2-emission are no longer sufficient to prevent further global warming"

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