October 2012

13.10.2012

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ScienceBlog: Earth sunblock only needed if planet warms easily

"Most theoretical studies have examined this strategy by itself, in the absence of looking at simultaneous attempts to reduce emissions."

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13.10.2012

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The Futurist Blog: Exxon-Mobil's "Geo-Engineering" Discourse Is Just More Futurological Greenwashing

Article about Exxon_Mobil's position on CE and its influence on climate change debate.

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13.10.2012

# New Publications

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ETC Group (2012): Earth Grab Geopiracy, the New Biomassters and Capturing Climate Genes

New book by the ETC group. "'Geopiracy' analyses how Northern governments and corporations are cynically using growing concerns about the ecological and climate crisis to propose geoengineering 'quick fixes'."

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13.10.2012

# Calls & events

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ecpr: Panel on CE. "Climate Change 2.0?"

05.11.2012, submission deadline for proposals

11.-16.03.2013, Mainz/Germany

The european consortium for political research (ecpr) is hosting a panel on CE: "Climate Change 2.0? Normative and Political Issues of Geoengineering the Climate". It is located in Germany during a joint session. Paper proposal: here.

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11.10.2012

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ETC Group: The ABCs of Ensuring Precaution on Geoengineering

A short breefing by the CE-critical NGO ETC Group. "A briefing for delegates to CBD COP11"

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11.10.2012

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Climate Change and Geoengineering (with David Keith)

21.10.2012, Lexington

Talk by David Keith.

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11.10.2012

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Talk/Lecture: Climate Engineering: New Option, Tabu or unsolvable Dilemma

22.10.2012, Berlin/Germany

German workshop by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).

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11.10.2012

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Talk/Lecture: Sucking Co2 out of thin air

15.10.2012, Oxford/UK

Seminar with Peter Eisenberg und Graciela Chichilnisky on direct air capture.

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11.10.2012

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Talk/Lecture: Seminar: Frames of Geoengineering: Averting catastrophe or heading for disaster?

10.12.2012, Amsterdam/Netherlands

Seminar/Symposium of the Amstardam Global Change Institute (AGCI) with Prof. Brigitte Nerlich (University of Nottingham), drs.ir. Monique Riphagen (Rathenau Institute), dr. Rens Vliegenthart (University of Amsterdam), and dr. Eleftheria Vasileiadou (VU University Amsterdam).

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11.10.2012

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The Conversation: Whiter than white: could brightening clouds reduce symptoms of climate change?

"Marine cloud brightening: it’s a concept that has been floated in climate engineering discussions for some time. But what are the moral implications of this geoengineering technology, and how likely is it to be implemented?"

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