November 2012

11.11.2012

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RedOrbit: Pavements Created To Fight Climate Change May Increase Energy Consumption For Surrounding Buildings

"A push to replace old, heat-trapping paving materials with new, cooler materials could actually lead to higher electricity bills for surrounding buildings, engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have found. Researchers published their findings Oct. 29 in the new Journal of Urban Climate."

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07.11.2012

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Health & Science: Geoengineering is the answer to climate change. Unless it isn’t

"Is it time to get serious about geoengineering our way out of climate change?"

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06.11.2012

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Bodansky, Daniel (2012): The Who, What, and Wherefore of Geoengineering Governance

Bodansky, Daniel (2012): The Who, What, and Wherefore of Geoengineering Governance. Arizona State University (Working Paper).

"This article analyzes the basic governance issues raised by geoengineering, including the possible functions, forms, objects and agents of governance."

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06.11.2012

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[press review] Localised SRM study (1st update, 6.11.)

After the wide media coverage of the ocean fertilization project, a SRM study from MacMartin/Keith/Kravitz/Caldeira (2012) also got some feedback.


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05.11.2012

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Greenpeace: Geoengineering the Ocean off Haida Gwaii: A False Solution to Real Problems

Critical text from Greenpeace Canada. "The consequences of tampering with nature at this scale are not predictable and pose unacceptable risks to the marine environment."

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05.11.2012

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the guardian: The man who would stop hurricanes with car tyres

On weather modification but with link to CE. "British scientist Stephen Salter and Bill Gates patent scheme to prevent huge storms"

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04.11.2012

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CBC news: Iron dumping off B.C. draws UN group's condemnation

"Delegates at an international meeting in London have condemned the dumping of more than 100 tonnes of iron off B.C.’s coast, raising the ire of the lawyer for the First Nation involved in the project who calls the declaration "irresponsible.""

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02.11.2012

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Miljö department blogg: Geoengineering - trying to control global warming (Swedish)

Swedish environmental economics professor on CE. "In this blog post, he illuminates geoengineering as one of the issues that should be noted form the COP11."

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02.11.2012

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The New Yorker: A Parachute for an Irresponsible World

About the storm Sandy and CE. "Would it really serve us better to wait until some world leader felt desperate enough to dispatch hundreds of planes to seed the sky with million of tons of chemicals?


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