December 2011

08.12.2011

# New Publications

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Bala, G. (2011): Counteracting climate change via solar radiation management. Commentary

Bala, G. (2011): Counteracting climate change via solar radiation management. Commentary. In: Current Science 101 (11), S. 1418–1421.

The commentary discusses SRM with the axis "unintende side effects", "unmitigated effects", "some proposals", and "scientific considerations".

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07.12.2011

# Political Papers

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Federal Environment Agency Germany: Geoengineering - effective climate protection or megalomania?

Report of the Federal Environment Agency Germany (Umweltbundesamt) on CE. Available in English now!

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06.12.2011

# Media

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scienexx: Geo-Engineering CO2 Air Captureper does not pay of

German science newspaper article on the air caputre study of PNAS. (German Language)

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06.12.2011

# New Publications

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McCusker, Kelly E., et al (2011): The climate response to stratospheric sulfate injections and implications for addressing climate emergencies

McCusker, Kelly E., Battisti, David S.; Bitz, Cecilia M. (2011): The climate response to stratospheric sulfate injections and implications for addressing climate emergencies. In: J. Climate, (preliminar accepted version)

Climate moddeling study on stratospheric sulfate aerosols with respect to polar regions.

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05.12.2011

# Media

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EarthSky: Claire Parkinson on geoengineering

General article on CE.

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05.12.2011

# Media

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the guardian: The clique that is trying to frame the global geoengineering debate

Article from a SRMGI-member on role of scientists and the phrase "geo-clique".

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05.12.2011

# New Publications

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House, K. Z., et al (2011): Economic and energetic analysis of capturing CO2 from ambient air

House, K. Z.; Baclig, A. C.; Ranjan, M.; van Nierop, E. A.; Wilcox, J.; Herzog, H. J. (2011): Economic and energetic analysis of capturing CO2 from ambient air. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Cost analysis for air caputre technology which shows that it is more expensive than expected.

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05.12.2011

# Media

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the guardian: Durban climate talks: day eight diary

On the Durban conference the Lybian transitional government votes for CE.

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05.12.2011

# Media

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Daily Star: Reflect sun to cool earth

Shorter article on Durban conference, climate politics and the possibility of CE.

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04.12.2011

# Media

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ground report: Solar Radiation Management and Ozone Layer Geoengineering

Article on the risks of both SRM and CDR but esp. ozone depletion from SRM deployment.

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