13.01.2012

# Media

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Reuters: New molecule could help cool planet

"A new molecule has been detected in the earth's atmosphere which could help produce a cooling effect, scientists said, but it remains to be seen whether it can play a major role in tackling global warming."

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12.01.2012

# New Publications

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Allenby, Brad (2012): A Critique of Geoengineering

Allenby, Brad (2012): A Critique of Geoengineering. In: IEEE Potentials 31 (1), S. 22–26. DOI 10.1109/MPOT.2011.943110

"Interest in “geoengineering” technologies has increased significantly over the past few years because of concern about global climate change coupled with a growing recognition of the inadequacies of the Kyoto Protocol and the ongoing climate change negotiating process."

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11.01.2012

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Science News: New CO2 Sucker Could Help Clear the Air

"Researchers in California have produced a cheap plastic capable of removing large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air."

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11.01.2012

# New Publications

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Cummins, Neil Paul (2012): An Evolutionary Perspective on the Relationship Between Humans and Their Surroundings. Geoengineering, the Purpose of Life & the Nature of the Universe

Cummins, Neil Paul (2012): An Evolutionary Perspective on the Relationship Between Humans and Their Surroundings. Geoengineering, the Purpose of Life & the Nature of the Universe. Cranmore: Cranmore Publications.

The book combines evolunary, science and philosophical perspectives and sees CE as a possible solution.

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10.01.2012

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture on GeoMIP Project

11.01.2012, 13:00-13:45, LEC LG505, Lancaster University

Dave Leedal (Lancaster Environment Centre): Applying control theory to support the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project

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10.01.2012

# Calls & events

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Call for Sessions: Goldschmidt 2012 Conference

Session abstract submission deadline: 01.02.2012

Conference with different themes linked to CE.

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10.01.2012

# Media

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the intersection Blog: Does Geoengineering Activate Liberal Anti-Scientific Biases? And Does It Matter?

Blog article by Chris Mooney on political orientations and CE.

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09.01.2012

# New Publications

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Kahan, Dan M.; Jenkins-Smith, Hank C.; et al.: Geoengineering and the Science Communication Environment: A Cross-Cultural Experiment (draft)

Kahan, Dan M.; Jenkins-Smith, Hank C.; Tarantola, Tor; Silva, Carol; Braman, Donald: Geoengineering and the Science Communication Environment: A Cross-Cultural Experiment (January 9, 2012). The Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 92. (draft version)

The paper tests cultural implications in risk perception of CE in the USA and England.

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06.01.2012

# Media

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NY Times: Rethinking the Effects of Aerosols

Article on the roll of arosols in climate system and CE.

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06.01.2012

# New Publications

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Gordijn, Bert; Have, Henk ten (2012): Ethics of mitigation, adaptation and geoengineering (online first)

Gordijn, Bert; Have, Henk ten (2012): Ethics of mitigation, adaptation and geoengineering. In: Medicine, health care, and philosophy.

Short article examining the three climate political options with ethics.

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