03.12.2012

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NewsSecurityBeat: Considering “Soft Geoengineering”

Video of the Wilson Center's discussion on "soft geoengineering".

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03.12.2012

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AlterNet: Geo-engineering wins scant enthusiasm at UN climate talks

"Cheap, short-cut ideas to cool the planet such as shading sunlight are failing to win support from U.N. delegates looking to improve on the slow progress made by existing technologies."

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03.12.2012

# New Publications

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Meyer, Sebastian; et al. (2012): Albedo Impact on the Suitability of Biochar Systems To Mitigate Global Warming

Meyer, Sebastian; Bright, Ryan M.; Fischer, Daniel; Schulz, Hardy; Glaser, Bruno (2012): Albedo Impact on the Suitability of Biochar Systems To Mitigate Global Warming. In: Environ. Sci. Technol. 46 (22), pp. 12726–12734.

"Biochar application to agricultural soils can change the surface albedo which could counteract the climate mitigation benefit of biochar systems."

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03.12.2012

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onearth: Earth: Under Repair, Forever

About CE in a broader sense. "Geoengineering sounds like something from a science fiction novel, but we actually do it every day."

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03.12.2012

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Chicago Tribune: Geo-engineering wins scant enthusiasm at U.N. climate talks

"Cheap, short-cut ideas to cool the planet such as shading sunlight are failing to win support from U.N. delegates looking to improve on the slow progress made by existing technologies."

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03.12.2012

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RealClimate: Responses to volcanoes in tree rings and models

Interesting for aerosol SRM.

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30.11.2012

# Calls & events

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CfP: Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly 2013

Deadline for abstracts: 14.12.2012

"DACA-13 offers a platform to discuss the latest developments in atmospheric and cryospheric research."

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30.11.2012

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FiST Chat Blog: Iron Fairy Dust: Wonders Of Geoengineering

Several blog posts on FiST Chat on CE and the Canadian iron fertilization experiment.

Ben's Blog: Iron Fairy Dust: Wonders Of Geoengineering

Steve's Blog: Geoengineering, Climate Change, Risks And Benefits

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30.11.2012

# Calls & events

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CfP: CCLR Special Issue on Climate Change Geoengineering & the Law

Abstract Deadline: 15.12.2012

"Carbon & Climate Law Review is welcoming abstracts for a special issue on The Law and Climate Geoengineering, scheduled for publication in March 2013, and for which I will serve as Editor."

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30.11.2012

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Rolling Stone: Politics: Next Steps: What Obama Must Do Now for the Environment

Ten steps for Obamas environmental programm. "It will piss off enviros, but Obama should launch a modest geoengineering research program, run by the best scientists we've got."

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