April 2014

30.04.2014

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Ecologist: We must cool the Arctic before it's too late

"The decline of Arctic sea ice demands a response, writes Matthew Worsdale. [...] The only solution is geo-engineering."

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30.04.2014

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National Review: Nature Today Is Anything but ‘Natural’

On alternation of nature and CE. "The pristine natural world has been gone for a long time; get used to it."

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30.04.2014

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Carr, Wylie A. (2014): ‘This is God’s Stuff We’re Messing With’. Geoengineering as a Religious Issue

Carr, Wylie A. (2014): ‘This is God’s Stuff We’re Messing With’. Geoengineering as a Religious Issue (Geoengineering Our Climate? Working Paper and Opinion Article Series).

"This article draws upon past social science research and recent interviews with religious individuals to argue that religion will play a role in public support for, or opposition to, geoengineering research in many countries."

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29.04.2014

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Two chapters in: Juneja, Monica; Schenk, Gerrit Jasper (Eds.) (2013): Disaster as Image. Iconographies and Media Strategies across Europe and Asia

Two chapters in: Juneja, Monica; Schenk, Gerrit Jasper (Eds.) (2013): Disaster as Image. Iconographies and Media Strategies across Europe and Asia. 1., neue Ausg. Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner.

The interdisciplinary book on disasters is connected to climate change and CE but not explicitly on CE technologies.

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29.04.2014

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Kruger, Tim (2014): Climate science: Stratospheric folly

Kruger, Tim (2014): Climate science: Stratospheric folly. In Nature 508 (7497), p. 457–457. DOI 10.1038/508457a.

"Tim Kruger examines an argument against injecting aerosols into the atmosphere to counter climate change."

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29.04.2014

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Hulme, Mike (2014): Can science fix climate change?

Hulme, Mike (2014): Can science fix climate change?: Wiley-Blackwell.

"In this book, Mike Hulme argues against this kind of hubristic techno-fix."

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28.04.2014

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The Conversation: ‘Censored’ IPCC summary reveals jockeying for key UN climate talks

"In the wake of this month’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on ways to cut global greenhouse gas emissions, accusations began to fly in the media that the report had been censored by governments."

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28.04.2014

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treehugger: Did Russ George's Geoengineering experiment actually work?

"TreeHugger asked John Laumer for his view of this article; he responded with a long interview with Russ George."

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28.04.2014

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Phys.org: Is nuclear power the only way to avoid geoengineering?

To avoid the need for geoengineering, which could have enormous unforeseen consequences, the international community should pursue increased deployment of plants, which do not emit carbon dioxide, to address the , Wigley says.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-04-nuclear-power-geoengineering.html#jCp

"To avoid the need for geoengineering, which could have enormous unforeseen consequences, the international community should pursue increased deployment of nuclear power plants, which do not emit carbon dioxide, to address the climate crisis, Wigley says."

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27.04.2014

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Geoengineering Politics Blog: IPCC Gives Major Boost to CDR, BECCS

"IPCC Working Group III released its AR5 report on mitigation last week, and one effect was to give a considerable boost to the visibility and credibility of CDR, in particular BECCS."

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