February 2013

21.02.2013

# New Publications

0 Comments

Hartmann, Jens; et al. (2013): Enhanced Chemical Weathering as a Geoengineering Strategy to Reduce Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide, a Nutrient Source and to Mitigate

Hartmann, Jens; West, Josh; Renforth, Phil; Köhler, Peter; La De Rocha, Christina L.; Wolf-Gladrow, Dieter A. et al. (2013): Enhanced Chemical Weathering as a Geoengineering Strategy to Reduce Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide, a Nutrient Source and to Mitigate Ocean Acidification. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. DOI 10.1002/rog.20004 (accepted article)

"This review merges current interdisciplinary knowledge about Enhanced Weathering, the processes involved, and the applicability as well as some of the consequences and risks of applying the method."

Link (pdf)


Read more »

20.02.2013

# Political Papers

0 Comments

Cefas: Brief Summary of Marine Geoengineering Techniques


Read more »

20.02.2013

# New Publications

0 Comments

Svoboda (2013): Ethical and Technical Challenges in Compensating for Harm Due to Solar Radiation Management Geoengineering (forth coming)

Ethics paper. "[T]here is ethical uncertaintyregarding what principles should be used to determine responsibility and eligibility forcompensation, as well as determining how much compensation ought to be paid." (pre-print version)

Link


Read more »

20.02.2013

# Media

0 Comments

Organic Connections: Geoengineering and Global Food Production

Media response to Pongartz et al. on food supply.

Link


Read more »

20.02.2013

# Media

0 Comments

Green Optimistic: How Solar Radiation Management Can Stop Global Warming

Short article explaining basics of SRM.

Link


Read more »

19.02.2013

# Media

0 Comments

the guardian: Is cloud seeding preventing further flooding in Indonesia?

This article is about weather modification, not strictly CE. "Scientists claim rainfall has reduced since the project began, but experts call for more evidence"

Link


Read more »

19.02.2013

# Media

0 Comments

Planetsave: Stanford Scientists Aim To Remove CO2 From Atmosphere

About Stanford’s Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP). "Turn the clock back a decade and we had all sorts of grand plans for reducing our greenhouse gas emissions levels, hoping that by 2020 we would be on the path to saving our planet."

Link


Read more »

18.02.2013

# Calls & events

0 Comments

Talk/Lecture: Central Victoria Biochar Workshop

19.-21.04.2013, Australia

"Biochar Workshop & Biochar Info Evening Caring for the Earth: Farmers and Gardeners Leading the Way"

Link


Read more »

18.02.2013

# New Publications

0 Comments

Sikka, Tina (2012): A critical theory of technology applied to the public discussion of geoengineering

Sikka, Tina (2012): A critical theory of technology applied to the public discussion of geoengineering. In: Technology in Society 34 (2), pp. 109–117. DOI 10.1016/j.techsoc.2012.02.003

"In this piece, I examine geoengineering technologies through the lens of a critical theory of technology. A critical theory of technology aims 'to account for the increasing weight of public actors in technological development'"

Link


Read more »

18.02.2013

# New Publications

0 Comments

Sikka, Tina (2012): A critical discourse analysis of geoengineering advocacy

Sikka, Tina (2012): A critical discourse analysis of geoengineering advocacy. In: Critical Discourse Studies 9 (2), pp. 163–175. DOI 10.1080/17405904.2012.656377

"In this paper, I examine the discursive field of geoengineering by unpacking how particular members, associates and academics allied with private institutes frame, treat and discursively construct a justification of geoengineering technologies."

Link


Read more »