September 2012

20.09.2012

# Media

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Permaculture Research Institute of Australia: Unintended Hazards of Geoengineering

"Reducing the solar radiation that reaches Earth will have potentially significant consequences beyond limiting the mean temperature of the planet; it may reduce annual rainfall, especially in the Americas and northern Eurasia."

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20.09.2012

# Political Papers

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Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2012): Geoengineering in Relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2012): Geoengineering in Relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Technical and Regulatory Matters. Convention on Biological Diversity. Montreal (Technical Series, 66)

"These studies—published here—were conducted by a highly authorative group of experts, thanks to financial support from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Government of Norway and the European Commission. The studies were subject to two rounds of peer review, and then discussed at the sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-16), where they were well-received."

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20.09.2012

# New Publications

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Hulme, M. (2012): Climate change: Climate engineering through stratospheric aerosol injection

Hulme, M. (2012): Climate change: Climate engineering through stratospheric aerosol injection. In: Progress in Physical Geography 36 (5), pp. 694–705

Analysing stratospheric aerosols on different social and political sacales. "In this progress report on climate change, I examine the growing literature dealing with the proposal to engineer global climate through the deliberate injection of aerosols into the stratosphere."

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19.09.2012

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ClimateCentral: Biochar’s Potential to Help is Rich, but Hurdles Remain

About the benefits and drawbacks of biochar.

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19.09.2012

# Projects

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Geoengineering Governance Research Project

New project homepage. "The Climate Geoengineering Governance project is a research collaboration between researchers from the Universities of Oxford, Sussex and University College London (UCL), with funding from two UK research councils, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)."

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17.09.2012

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Geoengineering Politics Blog: WWF Supports Geoengineering Research

Josh Horton summarises and discusses the latest article from Huffington Post.

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15.09.2012

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Forbes: Solar Geoengineering: Using Space Tech To Avert Climate Armageddon

Interview with David Keith von SRM methods.

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14.09.2012

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Third World Network: IPRs and technology assessment enter UNFCCC agenda Published in SUNS #7436 dated 13 September 2012

"On geo-engineering, she [Elenita Dano, ETC group] said it is ironic that the UNFCCC has not touched this issue although a lot of its discussion on mitigation is about geo-engineering with its roadmap for research and development, and deployment."

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14.09.2012

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Occuby Corporatism Blog: Geoengineering and Climate Change Experiments Altering Natural Weather Patterns

Critical and general text on CE.

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14.09.2012

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Neues Deutschland: Will there be a global expierment with uncertain risks? (German language)

German left wing newspaper on the topic of testing CE and about CE in general.

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