02.10.2013

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The Indipendent: Plan to use financial markets to halt climate change is ‘doomed’

Response to economics in IPCC Assessment Report. With a comment on CE.

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25.09.2013

# New Publications

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Sikka, Tina (2013): An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research

Sikka, Tina (2013): An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research. In Walter Leal Filho (Ed.): Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Climate Change Management), pp. 535–551.

"In this article, the author uses a critical political economy approach to provide a basic topology of the current state of geoengineering research, funding and testing."

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05.09.2013

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The Australian: Climate challenge requires new approach

Article mentioning CE as an "insurance". "An overwhelming majority of Australians, 84 per cent, wants to do something about it, yet a clear majority is against the present carbon tax."

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02.09.2013

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GHG Monitor: CO2 Utilization Markets Helping to Incentivize Air Capture Techs

Forum article on direct air capture. "After a period of relative stagnation following the collapse of climate negotiations in the U.S. Congress and the United Nations, some supporters said they are starting to see several direct air capture (DAC) technologies emerge, responding to demand from CO2 utilization markets like enhanced oil recovery and algae-based biofuels."

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05.06.2013

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Manousi, Vasiliki; Xepapadeas, Anastasios (2013): Mitigation and Solar Radiation Management in Climate Change Policies

Manousi, Vasiliki; Xepapadeas, Anastasios (2013): Mitigation and Solar Radiation Management in Climate Change Policies. Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) (FEEM Working Paper, 41).

"We analyze the optimal policy mix of geoengineering and mitigation in both a cooperative and a noncooperative framework, in which we study open loop and feedback solutions."

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24.05.2013

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The Daily Climate: Opinion: Dreams we cannot afford

"The billions of dollars required by geoengineers to scrub the atmosphere of carbon will bankrupt us. I have a cheaper solution." (by Russ George)

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11.05.2013

# New Publications

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Weitzman, Martin L. (2013): A Voting Architecture for the Governance of Free-Driver Externalities, with Application to Geoengineering. Discussion Paper

Weitzman, Martin L. (2013): A Voting Architecture for the Governance of Free-Driver Externalities, with Application to Geoengineering. Discussion Paper. Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School (Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, 55).

Economic rational choice paper. "This paper develops the main features of a “free driver”externality in a simple model based on the asymmetric consequences of type-I and type-II errors."

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10.05.2013

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Freakonomics Blog: One Small Step for Geoengineering — or Is “Ecoengineering” Better?

About tha Canadian iron fertilization project. "A reader named R.E. Riker alerts us to the progress of an experimental ocean restoration project (more here); the ringleader is one Russ George, who has proven controversial. "

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01.05.2013

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essa: Geoengineering a new climate: a story of moral hazard

Students magazine article about economics and moral hazard of CE. "Funding geoengineering is a morally hazardous insurance policy. Life on earth bears the cost if things go wrong."

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11.03.2013

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Reuters: Climate fixes need cautious consideration

Column with economic analogies as path dependencies.

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