04.06.2012

# Political Papers

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International Biochar Initiative (IBI) (Hg.) (2012): Standardized Product Definition and Product Testing Guidelines for Biochar That Is Used in Soil

International Biochar Initiative (IBI) (Hg.) (2012): Standardized Product Definition and Product Testing Guidelines for Biochar That Is Used in Soil

Members of the IBI present standarts for biochar production and usage.

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02.06.2012

# Media

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Geoengineering Politics Blog: New US Public Opinion Data

Josh Horton compares the new public opinion study (Borick/Barry) with the study from Mercer/Keith/Sharp.

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01.06.2012

# Media

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Bit of science: Painting the skies a bright white with geoengineering

Media response to the paper of Kravitz/McMartin/Caldeira on whiter skies with particle injection (SRM).

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01.06.2012

# New Publications

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Kravitz, Ben; et al. (2012): Geoengineering: Whiter skies? In: Geophys. Res. Lett. 39 (11). [in press]

Kravitz, Ben; MacMartin, Douglas G.; Caldeira, Ken (2012): Geoengineering: Whiter skies? In: Geophys. Res. Lett. 39 (11). [in press] doi:10.1029/2012GL051652

Moddeling studie on stratospheric sulfate aerosols and the effect of whiter skies.

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31.05.2012

# Political Papers

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Borick, Christopher; Rabe, Barry (2012): Americans Cool on Geoengineering. Approaches to Addressing Climate Change

Borick, Christopher; Rabe, Barry (2012): Americans Cool on Geoengineering. Approaches to Addressing Climate Change. Brookings. Washington, D.C. (Governance Studies, 47).

"Given the political and economic challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, there is growing interest in finding alternative methods of dealing with climate change. In a new paper, Christopher Borick and Barry Rabe look at the American public's attitude towards using geoengineering solutions as a means to combat global warming."

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31.05.2012

# New Publications

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English, J. M.; et al (2012): Microphysical simulations of sulfur burdens from stratospheric sulfur geoengineering

English, J. M.; Toon, O. B.; Mills, M. J. (2012): Microphysical simulations of sulfur burdens from stratospheric sulfur geoengineering. In: Atmos. Chem. Phys 12 (10), pp. 4775–4793. doi:10.5194/acp-12-4775-2012

Climate model studie on sulfur CE with results that show negative side effects.

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31.05.2012

# Media

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Freakonomics (Blog): Nature’s View of Geoengineering

Author of the book "SuperFreakonomics" claim a first statement on a question asked in the Nature's editorial.

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31.05.2012

# New Publications

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Special Issue of Energy & Environment on CCS

Special Issue of the journal Energy & Environment on CCS and also direct air capture.

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31.05.2012

# Political Papers

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FNI Climate Policy Perspectives: Climate Engineering: Avoiding Pandora's Box through Research and Governance

Honegger, Matthias; Michaelowa, Axel; Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja (2012): Climate Engineering. Avoiding Pandora’s Box through Research and Governance. Fridtjof Nansen Institute. Lysaker (FNI Climate Policy Perspectives, 5).

Short report from Norway/Germany on research and governance of CE.

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31.05.2012

# Media

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Climate Central: Geoengineering: Risky to Do, Riskier to Ignore

About risks and esp. benefits of a technological fix as CE.

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