February 2012

16.02.2012

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Mac Cracken: Ethics and Issues Surrounding Geo-engineering to Mitigate Climate Change

Talk for the NOAA from Micheal MacCracken. "This session explores some of the scientific, legal, and ethical implications of “geo-engineering” options that have been proposed by some people to address global climate change."

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16.02.2012

# Media

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Die Zeit (online): Risky plans of Geoengineers (German Language)

German video interview with Hauke Schmidt and Alan Robock. "Dr. Max: Die riskanten Pläne der Klima-Klempner"

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15.02.2012

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Physorg.com: Effects of sea spray geoengineering on global climate

Article on a moddeling study (from the 25.01.) on sea salt particle injection.

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14.02.2012

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the guardian: How conservatives can help to tackle climate change

Article mentioning CE as a moral hazard problem. "Treaty-chasing is a futile waste of time and resources – the search for clean energy begins at home."

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14.02.2012

# New Publications

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Urpelainen, Johannes (2012): Geoengineering and global warming: a strategic perspective

Urpelainen, Johannes (2012): Geoengineering and global warming: a strategic perspective. In: Int Environ Agreements. (online first)

"My game-theoretic analysis demonstrates that unilateral geoengineering presents a difficult governance problem if it produces negative externalities in foreign countries. Interestingly, countries may be tempted to reduce emissions now, so as to prevent a harmful geoengineering race in the future."

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14.02.2012

# New Publications

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Weber, N. (2012): Rainmakers, space mirrors and atmospheric vacuums

Weber, Nicholas M. (2012): Rainmakers, space mirrors and atmospheric vacuums: a bibliometric mapping of geoengineering research; in: iConference '12 Proceedings of the 2012 iConference, New York (preliminar publication)
doi 10.1145/2132176.2132320

A linguistic/bibliometric study of CE discourse.

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13.02.2012

# New Publications

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Whyte, Kyle (2012): Indigenours People, Solar Rediation Management, and Consent

Grey literature publication on the indigenous view on SRM.

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13.02.2012

# Political Papers

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Federal Environment Agency Germany: Maritime CE and drinking water (German Language)

German language publication of the Federal Environment Agency Germany on maritime CE and drinking water. (Former political report here.)

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11.02.2012

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Radio New Zealand: Clean tech and geoengineering

"The Guardian's environment editor John Vidal has just been looking at shortages of the rare minerals that go into things like solar panels and electric car batteries." And general comments on CE.

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11.02.2012

# Calls & events

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Job: Geoengineering Policy Fellowships

Deadline: 12.04.2012

Geoengineering Policy Fellowships Offered by Belfer Center's Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group at Harvard Kennedy School

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