11.12.2013

# Political Papers

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US Congressional Research Services: Geoengineering: Governance and Technology Policy (update)

Bracmort, Kelsi; Lattanzio, Richard K. (2013): Geoengineering. Governance and Technology Policy. Congressional Research Service. Washington, D.C. (R41371).

Updated report of the US Congressional Research Service. "With the possibility that geoengineering technologies may be developed and that climate change will remain an issue of global concern, policymakers may determine whether geoengineering warrants attention at either the federal or international level."

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25.06.2013

# Media

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Ottawa Citizen: Secret meeting on climate dangers convened last summer

Canadian government meeting on worst-case global-warming scenarios took CE into account.

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06.06.2013

# Media

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newsreview.com: Geoengineering: an earthly gamble to combat global warming

Title story. "As a last-ditch effort to reverse climate change, scientists risk destroying the planet in order to save it"

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08.02.2013

# New Publications

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Jenkins, A. K. L.; et al. (2013): The effects of timing and rate of marine cloud brightening aerosol injection on albedo changes during the diurnal cycle of marine stratocumulus clouds

Jenkins, A. K. L.; Forster, P. M.; Jackson, L. S. (2013): The effects of timing and rate of marine cloud brightening aerosol injection on albedo changes during the diurnal cycle of marine stratocumulus clouds. In: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13 (3), pp. 1659–1673.

"The focus of this study is to quantify the albedo response to aerosols injected into marine stratocumulus cloud from a point source at different times of day."

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25.07.2012

# New Publications

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Didas, Stephanie A.; et al. (2012): Role of Amine Structure on Carbon Dioxide Adsorption from Ultradilute Gas Streams such as Ambient Air

Didas, Stephanie A.; Kulkarni, Ambarish R.; Sholl, David S.; Jones, Christopher W. (2012): Role of Amine Structure on Carbon Dioxide Adsorption from Ultradilute Gas Streams such as Ambient Air. In: ChemSusChem, pp. n/a.

Chemical study of the effectiveness of direct air capture.

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24.07.2012

# New Publications

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Buesseler, Ken O. (2012): Biogeochemistry: The great iron dump

Buesseler, Ken O. (2012): Biogeochemistry: The great iron dump. In: Nature 487 (7407), S. 305–306.

The author discusses the EIFEX experiment. "The discovery that marine algal blooms deposit organic carbon to the deep ocean answers some — but not all — of the questions about whether fertilizing such blooms is a viable strategy for mitigating climate change"

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23.07.2012

# New Publications

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Smetacek, Victor; et al. (2012): Deep carbon export from a Southern Ocean iron-fertilized diatom bloom.

Smetacek, Victor; Klaas, Christine; Strass, Volker H.; Assmy, Philipp; Montresor, Marina; Cisewski, Boris et al. (2012): Deep carbon export from a Southern Ocean iron-fertilized diatom bloom. In: Nature 487 (7407), S. 313–319. DOI 10.1038/nature11229

Iron fertilization experiment named EIFEX under European administration. Algea bloom has been improved.

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17.07.2012

# Media

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Spiegel Online: Government refuses Climate Surgery (German language)

The German government answered the parlamentarian opposition's writte inquiry. The government refuses CE until scientific evidence is much clearer.

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17.07.2012

# Media

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Wired UK: Science Climate models question the potential of geoengineering

Some modeling problems and need for field experiments.

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23.06.2012

# Media

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Sierra Media Express: Africa: Thinking Geoengineering

About Climate Vulnarable Forum at Rio 20+. "Africa is expected to gradually engage in geoengineering soon, in what will involve the continent in different aspects of the subject."

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