May 2012

16.05.2012

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Nature News: Geoengineering experiment cancelled amid patent row

Cressey, Daniel (2012): Geoengineering experiment cancelled amid patent row. (News - e-mail statement). In: Nature. DOI 10.1038/nature.2012.10645

Matthew Watson canceled the SPICE experiment (Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering).

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16.05.2012

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inhabitat: Biochar Promises to Provide Carbon Negative Fuel and Better Soil Read more: Biochar Promises to Provide Carbon Negative Fuel and Better Soil | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Negative emission ideas with biochar.

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15.05.2012

# Political Papers

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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2012): IPCC Expert Meeting on Geoengineering. Meeting Report. Lima, Peru, 20-22.06.2011. Potsdam. Online verfügbar unter http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/supporting-material/EM_GeoE_Meeting_Report_final.pdf.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2012): IPCC Expert Meeting on Geoengineering. Meeting Report. Lima, Peru, 20-22.06.2011. Potsdam.

Report of the first expert meeting of IPCC on CE.

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15.05.2012

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Discovery News: Sunscreen in the Sky To Curb Climate Change?

Article on recent CE-studies.

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15.05.2012

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SustainableBuisiness: Geoengineering Solutions Getting Closer, Gates, Branson Funding Them

Short article on promising CE-technologies for business adaption: Air capture, algae-coated buildings, reflective buildings.

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15.05.2012

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to the point (radio): Geoengineering and the Fight against Climate Change

"Guest host Alex Chadwick explores whether we could use technology to alter the atmosphere and cool the warming planet."

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14.05.2012

# Projects

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Heriot Watt University: Heriot-Watt researchers investigate a new carbon capture method

New biochar method. "The award of £105,056 from the Leverhume Trust will investigate the carbon capture potential of biochar, a by-product of photosynthesis."

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14.05.2012

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The Economic Times: Leading economists list cheapest ways to save the world

CE is listed under the 10 cheapest ways to save the wold.

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13.05.2012

# Calls & events

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AustralasianScience: Geoengineering a climate change ‘insurance policy’

Article on Peter Davidsons idea to see CE as an insurance for climate change.

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See also the webinar by Davidson: link


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13.05.2012

# Calls & events

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IMPLICC Final Symposium: The Atmospheric Science and Economics of Climate Engineering via Aerosol Injections

14. - 16.05.2012, Mainz/Germany

"In IMPLICC five groups from three countries are examining the atmospheric and economic aspects of CE via aerosol injections, either into the stratosphere, or into marine clouds. This symposium will focus on key results from IMPLICC, as well as from other projects focusing on CE via aerosol injections."

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