23.04.2014

# New Publications

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Hamilton, C. (2014): Geoengineering and the politics of science

Hamilton, C. (2014): Geoengineering and the politics of science. In Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. DOI 10.1177/0096340214531173.

"Climate scientists are sharply divided over geoengineering, in much the same way that Manhattan Project scientists were divided over nuclear weapons after World War II. Testing a geoengineering scheme, such as sulfate aerosol spraying, is inherently difficult."

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22.04.2014

# Calls & events

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News Review of Week 17

The news review of calendar week 17 in 2014 is now available here.


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22.04.2014

# Political Papers

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The Climate Institute: Moving Below Zero: Understanding Bio-energy with Carbon Capture & Storage

"Moving Below Zero: Understanding Bio-energy with Carbon Capture & Storage includes a world first study examining the role of carbon removal technologies in national climate policy scenarios. Carried out by leading economics firm Jacobs SKM, the modelling finds that bio-energy with carbon capture and storage, or bio-CCS using food wastes, sustainable forest biomass, or crop residues, has the potential to contribute significantly to climate change efforts in Australia."

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22.04.2014

# Media

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live science: Changing Earth: 7 Ideas to Geoengineer Our Planet

"Here you can take a look at ratings for some of wildest geoengineering ideas described in a 2009 report by the UK's Royal Society."

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22.04.2014

# Media

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PBS Tavis Smiley: Interview with Scientist Ken Caldeira

"In recognition of Earth Day 2014, one of the leading U.S. scientists on global warming weighs in on the climate change debate."

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22.04.2014

# Media

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Neu Züricher Zeitung: Pros and Cons of Climate Intervention (German)

German article on arguments for and against CE.

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22.04.2014

# Media

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New York Times: For a fringe of activists, world’s end really is nigh

Paul Kingsnorth: "A British author turns from saving the planet to accepting its collaps."

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18.04.2014

# Media

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NASA News: Just 5 questions: Hacking the planet

"We spoke to Riley Duren, a systems engineer based at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), to get his take on the topic. Riley looks at how we can use observations of planet Earth to make better-informed responses to climate change."

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18.04.2014

# Media

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Cassidy: Global conversation on geoengineering steps begins in the most recent IPCC report

"In its most recent landmark report on how the international community could avert climate disaster, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change discusses climate geoengineering in more detail than it ever has before."

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18.04.2014

# Media

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detector.fm: World Climate Report: Last Hope Geoengineering? (German)

German radio broadcast on the occasion of IPCC report. Interview with Andreas Oschlies on CE.

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