December 2011

12.12.2011

# Media

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Heinrich Böll Stiftung: Geo-Engineering: Gamble with Planet Earth

Heinrich Böll Stiftung: Geo-Engineering: Mit dem Planeten spielen (German Language)

German environmentalist foundation (close to green party) sais that radical CE is more likely after Durban conference.

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12.12.2011

# New Publications

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Schellnhuber, H. J. (2011): Geoengineering: The good, the MAD, and the sensible

Schellnhuber, H. J. (2011): Geoengineering: The good, the MAD, and the sensible. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Comment on the MAD theory from Cold War applied to SRM while CDR is not feasable.

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12.12.2011

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The Telegraph: Sir David Attenborough says geo-engineering solutions to climate change are 'fascist'

"Sir David Attenborough, the wildlife presenter, has described high-tech “geo-engineering” solutions to climate change as “fascist” because they put too much power in the hands of advanced nations."

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12.12.2011

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Recharge: Geoengineering may seem like pie in the sky, but what’s the harm in floating a few new ideas?

General article on CE with respect to some actual events.

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11.12.2011

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ground report: Global warming geoengineering solutions and ozone layer eventualities

Discussion of ozone layer geoenginrering and CE.

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10.12.2011

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Reuters: Geo-engineering: a bad idea whose time has come?

General article on CE as a problematic alternative. "The mainstream approach to climate change does not seem to be working so some scientists and policymakers say it may be time to look into something completely different: re-engineering Earth's climate."

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09.12.2011

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Deutschlandfunk with a discussion with Peter Sloterdijk and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

German radio boradcast containing a discussion of Peter Sloterdijk and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber.

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09.12.2011

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Scheffran, Jürgen (2011): When extreme weather produces conflicts (German Language)

Scheffran, Jürgen (2011): Wenn Wetterextreme Konflikte auslösen. Kommentar. In: Financial Times Deutschland, 09.12.2011, S. 30. (German Language)

German newspaper comment on uncertain consequences, weather manipulation and the mitigatino problem.

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09.12.2011

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SciDevNet: Solar geoengineering R&D needs better governance, says report

Article on the SRMGI report.

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08.12.2011

# Political Papers

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Ndameu, B. A. (2011): Biochar Fund Trials in Cameroon: Hype and Unfulfilled Promises

Report on biochar with a critical focus. "Benoit Ndameu traveled to the area to assess the trials, and to interview participants about their experiences in April 2011. To our knowledge, this is the only independent assessment of any biochar trials."

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