November 2011

18.11.2011

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BBC Material World: Geo-engineering, Mission to Mars, new vulcanic Island

BBC Radio programme on CE  - esp. SPICE experiment - as well as a mission to Mars and a new vulcanic Island.

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17.11.2011

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the guardian: Scientists criticise handling of pilot project to 'geoengineer' climate

Article on SPICE and its discussion in the public. "Advisers call into question decision to announce test date before sufficient public discussion of the project's implications"

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17.11.2011

# New Publications

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Macnaghten, Phil; Owen, Richard (2011): Environmental science: Good governance for geoengineering

Macnaghten, Phil; Owen, Richard (2011): Environmental science: Good governance for geoengineering. In: Nature 479 (7373), p. 293.

"Phil Macnaghten and Richard Owen describe the first attempt to govern a climate-engineering research project."

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17.11.2011

# Calls & events

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Conference Report: Prof. Ted Parson: Heating up the study of climate engineering

Short report and comment to the speech of Ted Parsons at the International Law Workshop at Michigan Law School.

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16.11.2011

# Calls & events

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Conference report: Scientists confer at the KlimaCampus on the consequences of geo-engineering

"Is geo-engineering a viable emergency plan for the effects of climate change? What are the possible hazards of these new technologies for the environment and society? And what are the risks for conflicts or even security? Looking at the topic geo-engineering from the viewpoint of peace research, there are still many unanswered questions."

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16.11.2011

# Calls & events

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Job: Research Fellowship in Planetary System Science and Climate Engineering

Deadline 18.12.2011

"The European Space Agency's Advanced Concepts Team (www.esa.int/act) is
looking for a highly motivated young researcher in the field of advanced renewable
energy systems, with good analytical and communicational skills and an excellent
aptitude for teamwork."

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16.11.2011

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Documents for peer review (Convention on Biological Diversity)

Deadline: 9.12.2011

1. Draft study on the impacts of climate-related geo-engineering on biological diversity

2. Draft study on the regulatory framework of climate-related geo-engineering relevant to the Convention on Biological Diversity

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15.11.2011

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the guardian: Mongolia bids to keep city cool with 'ice shield' experiment

"Geoengineering trial aims to 'store' winter temperatures in a giant block of ice that will cool and water Ulan Bator in summer"

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14.11.2011

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edp-nord-wissenschaftler-warnen-vor-technischen-eingriffen-ins-klima

EN  Article by the protestant church on the conference on CE and security in Hamburg (11.-12.11.2011). Article in German.

DE  Kurzer Bericht der Nordelbischen Envangelisch-Lutherischen Kurche zur Hamburger Konferenz (11.-12.11.2011).

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14.11.2011

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inforadio rbb: Geo-Engineering against Climate Change - Weltwissen für Berlin -(German)

EN Interview form Berlin radio with Mark Lawrence. Interview in German.

DE rbb-Interview mit Mark Lawrence.

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