February 2013

10.02.2013

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the guardian: David Miliband to head global fight to prevent eco-disaster in oceans

More on ocean politics in general. "As leader of a campaign being unveiled this week, the ex-foreign secretary says exploitation of the seas has led us to a crisis point"

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08.02.2013

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MIT Technology Review: A Cheap and Easy Plan to Stop Global Warming

"Intentionally engineering Earth’s atmosphere to offset rising temperatures could be far more doable than you imagine, says David Keith. But is it a good idea? "

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08.02.2013

# New Publications

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Jenkins, A. K. L.; et al. (2013): The effects of timing and rate of marine cloud brightening aerosol injection on albedo changes during the diurnal cycle of marine stratocumulus clouds

Jenkins, A. K. L.; Forster, P. M.; Jackson, L. S. (2013): The effects of timing and rate of marine cloud brightening aerosol injection on albedo changes during the diurnal cycle of marine stratocumulus clouds. In: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13 (3), pp. 1659–1673.

"The focus of this study is to quantify the albedo response to aerosols injected into marine stratocumulus cloud from a point source at different times of day."

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08.02.2013

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CNN: Mineral dust could help curb global warming

On olivine CDR methods. "Suzanne Malveaux and Chad Myers interview environmentalist Philippe Cousteau about a new process called "geoengineering", which could help curb global warming."

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08.02.2013

# New Publications

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Hamilton, Clive (2013): Earthmasters. Playing God with the climate

Hamilton, Clive (2013): Earthmasters. Playing God with the climate. Crows Nest, A: Allen & Unwin. (not yet published)

"What if there were a magic bullet to fix our ailing planet? What if it meant seizing control of Earth's climate? Clive Hamilton investigates the huge risks of reaching for desperate measures to save the planet, explains the science accessibly and uncovers the worrying motives of those promoting them."

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08.02.2013

# Calls & events

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!Cancelled! Talk Lecture: Geoengineering: Why we need due diligence

Cancelled!

11.02.2013, Oxford

"We are hoping to arrange another visit a little later in the year and will advertise the event at that time."

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07.02.2013

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NewScientist: Sooty ships may be geoengineering by accident

"Soot from oil-burning ships is dumping about 1000 tonnes of soluble iron per year across 6 million square kilometres of ocean, new research has revealed."

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07.02.2013

# Political Papers

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Planungsamt der Bundeswehr (2012): Geoengineering. Future Topic (German)

German Federal Armed Forces (2012): Geoengineering. Future Topic. Berlin (Streitkräfte, Fähigkeiten und Technologien im 21. Jahrhundert).

The strategy department of Germanys' Armed Forces ("Planungsamt der Bundeswehr") published a study on conflict and security.

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06.02.2013

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Scientific American: When Global Catastrophes Collide: The Climate Engineering Double Catastrophe

About a possible "double catastrophe" of climate change plus CE hazards.

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06.02.2013

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Ecopost: Climate Engineering and Emergency – The ‘Magic Bullet’

Short opinion about the climate emergency argument. "The uncertainties around these risks are large but, as the balancing risk of negative climate change impacts on a nation increases, the case for their emergency use is gaining more traction."

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