18.09.2014

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WGC Blog: Engineering the World Climatic System: Transdisciplinarity, Interdisciplinarity and Uncertainties

Guest Post – Dr. Cush Ngonzo Luwesi, Kenyatta University, Kenya. "All human beings need to be aware of what is going on and decide on their destiny, without necessarily achieving consensus around CE deployment."

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18.09.2014

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Ecologist: The end of fossil fuels is not the end of global warming

"Of course we must quit burning fossil fuels and welcome a renewable future, writes Andrew Lockley. But that's not going to stop the Earth from warming, indeed the reverse. So ... we need some tricks up our sleeve to deal with it - in a word, geoengineering."

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16.09.2014

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the guardian: Naomi Klein: ‘We tried it your way and we don’t have another decade to waste’

New book of Naomi Klein with one chapter on CE. "The climate-change movement is making little headway against corporate vested interests, says the author of Shock Doctrine. But how does she think her new book, This Changes Everything, will help galvanise people?"

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13.09.2014

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Yale Cultural Cognition Project: Weekend update: geoengineering and the expanding confabulation frontier of the "climate communication" debate

"Despite its astonishingly long run in grounding just-so story telling about public risk perceptions and science communication (e.g., the Rasputin "bounded rationality" account of public apathy), the "climate debate" at some point has to get the benefit of an infusion of new material or else the players will ultimately die out from terminal boredom. That's the real potential, of course, of geoengineering."

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13.09.2014

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Nautilus: An Astrobiologist Asks a Sci-fi Novelist How to Survive the Anthropocene

On the antropocene and not directly on CE. "Humans will have a chance to prove their adaptability as the Earth undergoes unprecedented challenges in the Anthropocene, an era named after our impact on the biosphere. To learn what it takes to survive far into the future, astrobiologist David Grinspoon interviewed Kim Stanley Robinson, a writer regarded as one of the most important science fiction and political novelists alive today."

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13.09.2014

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VDI nachrichten: Climate Engineering - a Controversial Plan B

German engineerings club (VDI) newspaper on CE in general.

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09.09.2014

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Conference videos of the CE conference in Berlin

Conference videos of the CE conference in Berlin 2014.

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08.09.2014

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The Citizen Daily: Controversial Climate Engineering

On CE in general. "Climate engineering has been on the rise in recent years as an alternative solution to deal with the issue of global warming. The rise of climate engineering is closely related to disappointment with models used to address global warming all this time."

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08.09.2014

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The Motley Fool: The Unbelievably Cheap $10 Billion Plan to Stop Climate Change With Airplanes

"One pioneering scientist not only thinks it's possible, but given the plan's relatively low annual price tag of just $10 billion, thinks there's a chance that a country -- or perhaps an industry or individual company -- will attempt the geoengineering project in our lifetime."

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07.09.2014

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Global Policy Journal: Geoengineering Governance – Global Governance Futures 2025 interviews Susan Chan Shifflett

"This interview was conducted for the ‘The Global Governance Futures 2025’ programme which brings together young professionals to look ahead and recommend ways to address global challenges."

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