23.04.2013

# Media

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Times Colonist: Haida readying for second round of iron dumping in ocean

"The controversial Haida Salmon Restoration Corp. wants Environment Canada to return scientific data and samples — seized during office searches last month — so it can prepare for a second ocean fertilization experiment this summer."

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23.04.2013

# New Publications

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Scott, Dane (2013): Philosophy of Technology and Geoengineering. Working Paper

Scott, Dane (2013): Philosophy of Technology and Geoengineering. Working Paper (‘Geoengineering Our Climate?’ Working Paper and Opinion Article Series, 1).

First paper in the new working paper series. Scott constructs a broad notion of philosophy of technology to describe CE.

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23.04.2013

# Projects

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Start of Geoengineering Working Paper Series: Geoengineering our Climate?

"Relying upon the written contributions of a global network of scholars, policy-makers, and civic environmentalists, around forty Working Papers (~5000 words) and Opinion Articles (~1500 words) will be released over 2013-2014, accompanied by a short video interview with their authors."

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23.04.2013

# Media

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ars technica: Exploring public concerns about geoengineering the climate

Media response to Pidgeon et al. (2013). "UK researchers talk about pumping reflective aerosols into the atmosphere."

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23.04.2013

# Media

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The Cost of Energy Blog: The inevitability of geoengineering

"We’ll continue skipping along this comfortable path of denial for a while, perhaps a few years, perhaps a decade or two, until Father Physics and Mother nature tackle us, grab us by the throat, and slam our head into the ground repeatedly."

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23.04.2013

# New Publications

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Applied Geochemistry: Special Issue on Geochemical Aspects of Geologic Carbon Storage

Issue with articles related to CDR and CSS.

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22.04.2013

# Calls & events

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Workshop: Religious and Spiritual Perspectives on Climate Engineering

24.-26.04.2013, Potsdam/Germany

"We are convening a scientific workshop that addresses how climate engineering can be conceptualized within different religious and spiritual framings and worldviews."

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22.04.2013

# New Publications

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Mazzotti, Marco; et al. (2013): Direct air capture of CO2 with chemicals. optimization of a two-loop hydroxide carbonate system using a countercurrent air-liquid contactor

Mazzotti, Marco; Baciocchi, Renato; Desmond, Michael J.; Socolow, Robert H. (2013): Direct air capture of CO2 with chemicals. optimization of a two-loop hydroxide carbonate system using a countercurrent air-liquid contactor. In: Climatic Change 118 (1), pp. 119–135. DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0679-y

On Direct Air Capture. "Two new correlations are developed that relate mass transfer and pressure drop to the air and liquid flow velocities in the countercurrent packed absorption column."

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17.04.2013

# Calls & events

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Workshop: The Politics of Geoengineering

07.05.2013, London

Workshop by invitation. "A workshop on the politics behind the different ‘geoengineering’ options."

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17.04.2013

# New Publications

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Hamilton, Clive (2013): Moral haze clouds geoengineering

Hamilton, Clive (2013): Moral haze clouds geoengineering. Potsdam (EuTRACE Journal, 1).

On moral, CE and CSS.

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