26.03.2012

# Calls & events

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Planet under Pressure Session on Governance of emerging technologies in the context of sustainable development

Wednesday 28 March 2012 - Challenges to progress, 16:00, Chaired by Claudia Neubauer and Brian Wynne

Convenors: Kathy Jo Wetter, .ETC Group; Claudia Neubauer, Fondations Sciences Citoyennes; Hartmut Meyer, The European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER); Tom Wakeford, Society for Participation, Engagement And Knowledge Sharing (SPEAKS); Chee Yoke Ling, Third World Network

http://www.planetunderpressure2012.net/pup_session.asp?19180


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26.03.2012

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Planet under Pressure Session on Geo-engineering governance

Wednesday 28 March 2012 - Challenges to progress, 10:30
Geo-engineering governance, chaired by Tim Kruger

Convenors: Steve Rayner, University of Oxford; Catherine Redgwell, University College London; John Shepherd, NOC Southampton; Julian Savulescu, University of Oxford; Nick Pidgeon, Cardiff University

http://www.planetunderpressure2012.net/pup_session.asp?19141



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22.03.2012

# New Publications

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Leal-Arcas, Rafael (2012): Geoengineering the Climate: An Overview (March 20, 2012). Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 1-15, March 2012.

Leal-Arcas, Rafael (2012): Geoengineering the Climate: An Overview (March 20, 2012). Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 1-15.

Overview paper.

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21.03.2012

# Media

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Cultural Cognition Project (Yale): Two proposals from scientists on how to save the world: which is more realistic?

Comparing a political with a technological (CE) scenario. Which is more realistic?

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21.03.2012

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BR Info: The dream of making weather (German language)

Article in German newspaper BR. - Der Traum des Wettermachens Frau Holle und Herr D├╝sentrieb

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21.03.2012

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Talk/Lecture - "Two seminars: Fortune, Fame, Fear, Fanatacism and Geoengineering" and "The Ethics of Geoengineering in a Perfect Moral Storm"

30.05.2012

1. "Smith School Visiting Fellow, Professor Stephen Gardiner, will be giving a talk here at the Smith School in May." Link

2. Dr. Jane Long will give a talk on "fortune, fear, fame and fanaticism", which represent forms of vested interests from which we will need to protect ourselves. Link


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20.03.2012

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Tagesspiegel: Save the world with a plague of algae (German Language)

Refering to a natural algae bloom the article discusses iron fertilization methods. (German language)

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18.03.2012

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BBC News: Climate 'tech fixes' urged for Arctic methane

"An eminent UK engineer is suggesting building cloud-whitening towers in the Faroe Islands as a "technical fix" for warming across the Arctic."

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18.03.2012

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Spektrum der Wissenschaft - Special Issue on Climate Change/CE (German Language"

German popular science magazine with two articles on CE

Editorial: Countermeasures, adjustments or tamper with

: Is it possible to artificially cool the planet?

: Interview with Konrad Ott


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18.03.2012

# New Publications

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Galaz, Victor (2012): Geo-engineering, Governance, and Social-Ecological Systems: Critical Issues and Joint Research Needs

Galaz, Victor (2012): Geo-engineering, Governance, and Social-Ecological Systems: Critical Issues and Joint Research Needs. In: E&S 17 (1).

"In this article, I elaborate three joint key challenges to geo-engineering research from a resilience perspective, with a special emphasis on governance issues.": 1. "planitary boundaries", 2. "earth stewardship", 3. institutional setting.

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