16.12.2015

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FCEA Blog: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Solar Geoengineering

By Juan Moreno-Cruz, and Soheil Shayegh. "Solar geoengineering (SGE) offers the possibility of offsetting greenhouse-gas-induced temperature increases by reducing incoming solar radiation. Its key advantages are 1) it is fast. Unlike emissions reductions, which can take decades to bear results, SGE can reduce global temperatures nearly instantaneously. 2) it is cheap. SGE can potentially reduce temperatures at costs that are several orders of magnitude lower compared to abatement – this has been called “the incredible economics of geoengineering”."

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22.08.2014

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Schütte, Georg (2014): Opening speech

Schütte, Georg (2014): Opening speech. Climate Engineering Conference 2014 (CEC14). Berlin, 8/18/2014.

Opening speech by the state secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research at the CE conference in Berlin.

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21.08.2014

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Motherboard: 'It's Only a Matter of Time': Scientists Consider Geoengineering a Cooler Planet

"Yet 300 scientists, policymakers, legal experts, and NGOs have traveled to Berlin precisely to discuss it, in its biggest public forum yet."

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14.04.2014

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The Verge: Why won't the UN talk about climate engineering?

"But among the broad range of options, there's one word that's found nowhere in the document: geoengineering."

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18.06.2012

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NewScientist: Space mirrors will dry out US and Eurasia

Short media response to the moddeling study of Hauke Schmidt et al.

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