10.01.2013

# New Publications

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Heyward, Clare (2013): Situating and Abandoning Geoengineering: A Typology of Five Responses to Dangerous Climate Change

Heyward, Clare (2013): Situating and Abandoning Geoengineering: A Typology of Five Responses to Dangerous Climate Change. In: APSC 46 (01), pp. 23–27. DOI 10.1017/S1049096512001436

"This article argues that “geoengineering” should not be regarded as a third category of response to climate change, but should be disaggregated."

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10.01.2013

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Chron: Once-'totally wacky' idea may work to shield earth from heat

About cloud whitening.

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10.01.2013

# New Publications

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Gardiner, Stephen M. (2013): The Desperation Argument for Geoengineering. (final)

Gardiner, Stephen M. (2013): The Desperation Argument for Geoengineering. In: APSC 46 (01), pp. 28–33. DOI doi:10.1017/S1049096512001424

"Some argue that geoengineering by desperate nations would be justified, and that the developed nations ought to aid them through research on how to do it. In this paper, I explore two interpretations of such arguments and find them wanting. I also argue that, whether or not geoengineering by the desperate would be justified, focusing on justification alone obscures important aspects of the ethics of geoengineering. "

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08.01.2013

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the guardian: Rogue geoengineering could 'hijack' world's climate

"Techniques aimed at averting global warming could lead to an unpredictable international crisis, a report has warned"

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08.01.2013

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N‘Yeurt, Antoine de Ramon; et al. (2012): Negative carbon via Ocean Afforestation

N‘Yeurt, Antoine de Ramon; Chynoweth, David P.; Capron, Mark E.; Stewart, Jim R.; Hasan, Mohammed A. (2012): Negative carbon via Ocean Afforestation. In: Process Safety and Environmental Protection 90 (6), pp. 467–474.

"This analysis shows the potential of Ocean Afforestation to produce 12 billion tons per year of biomethane while storing 19 billion tons of CO2 per year directly from biogas production, plus up to 34 billion tons per year from carbon capture of the biomethane combustion exhaust."

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08.01.2013

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McGlashan, Niall; et al. (2012): High-level techno-economic assessment of negative emissions technologies

McGlashan, Niall; Shah, Nilay; Caldecott, Ben; Workman, Mark (2012): High-level techno-economic assessment of negative emissions technologies. In: Process Safety and Environmental Protection 90 (6), pp. 501–510.

"This paper presents results from research conducted to provide a high level techno-economic and performance assessments of various emerging technologies for capturing CO2 from the air, directly and indirectly, on a life-cycle basis. The technologies assessed include ‘artificial trees’, the soda lime process, augmented ocean disposal, biochar and bio-energy with carbon capture and storage."

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08.01.2013

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Boucher, J.-F; et al. (2012): Can boreal afforestation help offset incompressible GHG emissions from Canadian industries?

Boucher, J.-F; Tremblay, P.; Gaboury, S.; Villeneuve, C. (2012): Can boreal afforestation help offset incompressible GHG emissions from Canadian industries? In: Process Safety and Environmental Protection 90 (6), pp. 459–466.

Modeling afforestation in Canada. "Alternatively, a new offset opportunity is being analysed in Canada: the afforestation of open woodlands (OWs) in the boreal territory."

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08.01.2013

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SFGate: Looking to sky to fight climate change

About Armand Neukermans and cloud brightening.

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08.01.2013

# New Publications

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Baum, Seth D.; et al. (2013): Double catastrophe: intermittent stratospheric geoengineering induced by societal collapse. (forthcoming)

Baum, Seth D.; Maher, Timothy M.; Haqq-Misra, Jacob (2013): Double catastrophe: intermittent stratospheric geoengineering induced by societal collapse. (forthcoming). In: Environ Syst Decis.

"This paper analyzes a scenario in which SAI brings great harm on its own. The scenario is based on the issue of SAI intermittency, in which aerosol injection is halted, sending temperatures rapidly back toward where they would have been without SAI."

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08.01.2013

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der Freitag: Climate is looking for a savior (German)

German newspaper interview with the political scientist Michael Zürn (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin).

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