October 2011

12.10.2011

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the guardian: Engineering the climate is last and scariest option, says US scientist

"The lack of international action on cutting emissions highlights need to research geoengineering further, says Jane C S Long"

Interview on the Bipartisan Report. (See category 'political papers')


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11.10.2011

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Oxford Martin School Blog: Interview "Geoengineering - the last thing we need"

" Tim Kruger  is the James Martin Fellow responsible for managing the Oxford Geoengineering Programme.  Geoengineering is the deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s natural systems to address climate change. A year into the life of the programme, he told Communications Officer, Julia Banfield, about their findings and achievements so far."


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09.10.2011

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[press review] Scoping Survey on CE - [Pressespiegel] Sondierungsstudie zu CE

This is a composition of articles and blog texts according to the scoping study of the German Ministry for Research

All articles are in German.


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07.10.2011

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[press release] Neue Internetplattform zu „Climate Engineering“ geht online

EN  Press release on www.climate-engineering.eu

DE  Pressemitteilung zu www.climate-engineering.eu

The press release is written in German.


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07.10.2011

# New Publications

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Fortune: The business of cooling the planet

Articles on corporations making money with CE, esp. with CDR. "Climate scientists and their billionaire backers, like Bill Gates, are trying to turn down the global thermostat - and make money doing it."


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06.10.2011

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financial times deutschland: Deutschland verweigert Versuch der Klimarettung

EN  Online newspaper article on the BMBF research. (See category 'political papers')

"People want to alleviate the man-made global warming - by artificial clouds, algae in the sea or storage of CO2 in the soil. Whether the technology works can be tested in large scale - but not in this country [Germany]."

DE  Zeitungsartikel über die BMBF-Studie.

"Menschen wollen die menschengemachte Erderwärmung lindern - durch künstliche Wolken, Algen im Meer oder Speicherung von CO2 im Boden. Ob das klappen kann, muss in Großversuchen getestet werden - aber nicht hierzulande."


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06.10.2011

# Calls & events

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Session: Strategies for Climate Engineering 2011

Session now at 13:45 (GMT+1)!

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06.10.2011

# Media

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taz: Warnung vor den Klima-Klempnern

EN Article on SPICE Project and German BMBF research.

"A report has now steamed up discussions about the real use of various technologies to fight climate change. There are many opinions, no real evidence."

DE Artikel über das SPICE Projekt und die deutsche BMBF Studie.

"Ein Gutachten befeuert nun Diskussionen über den tatsächlichen Nutzen von verschiedenen Technologien gegen den Klimawandel. Meinungen gibt es viele, Belege kaum."


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06.10.2011

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Spiegel Online: Regierung liebäugelt mit den Klimaklempnern

EN Online newspaper article on the BMBF research. (See category 'political papers')


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05.10.2011

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Zeit Online: Das Klima lässt sich nicht reparieren

EN Article on SPICE Project and German BMBF research. "Too expensive, too risky, too controversial: Scientists see little chance for the so-called climate engineering. The consequences of climate-manipulation were not in sight."

DE Artikel über das SPICE Projekt und die deutsche BMBF Studie. "Zu teuer, zu riskant, zu umstritten: Wissenschaftler sehen kaum Chancen für das sogenannte Climate Engineering. Die Folgen der Klima-Manipulation seien nicht abzusehen."

(For SPICE see category 'projects')

(For BMBF research see category 'political papers')


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