June 2012

17.06.2012

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the guardian: James Lovelock: The UK should be going mad for fracking

With a short commten on CE. - "Scientist James Lovelock is the man behind Gaia theory, and once predicted doom for our climate. He discusses nuclear (good), wind power (bad) and why fracking is the future"

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17.06.2012

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IHRR Blog: Governing geoengineering

The blog article compares CE research governance with bio- and nanotechnology.

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17.06.2012

# Calls & events

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Call for papers: Climate Modeling Simulations to Test Geoengineering at AGU FALL Meeting

Deadline für paper sumission 08.08.2012

Call for climate modeling stuides in and outside of GeoMIP to model Solar Radiation Management. Conveners: Alan Robock and Ben Kravitz.

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15.06.2012

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecutre: Andreas Oschlies: Emergency Operation on Climate Change (German language)

20.06.2012, 18:00-19:00, GEOMAR, Kiel/Germany

Public lecture in the week of sustainability of GEOMAR.

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15.06.2012

# Media

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Forschungsquartett: Change the Climate with Geo-Engineering (German language)

Interview with Thomas Leisner (KIT, Karlsruhe).

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15.06.2012

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Watershed Sentinel: Geoengineering

The journalistic article gives an overwiev of supporters and funding of CE.

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15.06.2012

# Projects

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IASS Potsdam: European Trans-disciplinary Assessment of Climate Engineering

Trans-disciplinary project in the EU 7th Framework Programme. "The goal of EuTRACE is to assess the current knowledge from the trans-disciplinary perspective of the natural sciences, engineering, economics, ethics, politics, and law, and to communicate the findings to a wide audience."

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14.06.2012

# New Publications

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Blackstock, Jason (2012): Researchers can't regulate climate engineering alone

Blackstock, Jason (2012): Researchers can't regulate climate engineering alone. In: Nature 486 (7402), p. 159.

Personal oppinion article on science and governance. "Political interests, not scientists or inventors, will be the biggest influence on technologies to counter climate change, says Jason Blackstock."

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13.06.2012

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BBC News: New holey material soaks up CO2

"UK researchers have developed a porous material that can preferentially soak up CO2 from the atmosphere." New material probably useable for direct air capture/CDR.

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11.06.2012

# Calls & events

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Job: PhD Project on Biochar at Cambridge

Deadline: 27.06.2012

Biochar project at University of Cambridge. "The project will involve measuring all three on an RSPB farm in Cambridgeshire; the results may effect farming and conservation practice"

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