February 2012

08.02.2012

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treehugger: Geoengineering is a Technical Fix for a Political Problem

Article citing the Guardian and the latest risk paper (McKusker 2011) and concluding that CE is just short-termed.

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08.02.2012

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Neon: The Weather Maker (German Language)

Interview with Ken Caldeira in a German magazine.

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08.02.2012

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Seminar summary: Oxford Geoengineering Seminar - Much to learn about ocean fertilisation

Ocean fertilisation session on the seminar fo Oxford Geoengineering Programme.

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06.02.2012

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the guardian: Could an artificial volcano cool the planet by dimming the sun?

"First major study of practicality of planetary-scale solar radiation management concludes it is a potentially cost-effective option"

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06.02.2012

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the guardian: Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for large-scale geoengineering

"Other wealthy individuals have also funded a series of reports into the future use of technologies to geoengineer the climate"

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04.02.2012

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[press review] Climate response paper (McCusker et al 2011)

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


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04.02.2012

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climate frontlines: Online discussion - A global forum for indigenous peoples, small islands and vulnerable communities

"In collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Climate Frontlines Forum is launching a discussion on geoengineering techniques and their potential impacts in order to understand the views and experiences of indigenous and local communities and other stakeholders. These discussions also provide an opportunity to consider additional issues, such as the governance of geoengineering research."

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03.02.2012

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The Green Grok: Two Closer Looks At Geoengineering

An article comparing the last two studies (here [other link is broken]) von CE, finding that they imply opposite recommendations.

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03.02.2012

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H.O.M.E.: Online Discussion on CE

"Online Discussion Forum for Indigenous + Local Communities on impacts of geo-engineering techniques on biodiversity and associated social, economic and cultural considerations"

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03.02.2012

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Game: Science Museum launches online games about the future of technology

The Science Museum hosts a game on future technologies including a technology scenario of cloud whitening.

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Direct Link to the game


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