March 2013

24.03.2013

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Planetsave: Geo-Engineers Without Orders – Lack of Rules Could Mean More Rogue Experimenters

On the Canadian iron fertilization experiment and the need for regulation.

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24.03.2013

# New Publications

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Achterberg, Eric P.; et al. (2013): Natural iron fertilization by the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption

Achterberg, Eric P.; Mark Moore, C.; Henson, Stephanie A.; Steigenberger, Sebastian; Stohl, Andreas; Eckhardt, Sabine et al. (2013): Natural iron fertilization by the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption. In: Geophys. Res. Lett. DOI 10.1002/grl.50221

"Aerosol deposition from the 2010 eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull resulted in significant dissolved iron (DFe) inputs to the Iceland Basin of the North Atlantic."

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24.03.2013

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Huffington Post: Geoengineering Is a Dangerous Solution to Climate Change

"As the realities of global climate change become ever more alarming, advocates of technological approaches to "geoengineer" the planet's climate are gaining a following."

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22.03.2013

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the guardian: Why geoengineering has immediate appeal to China

"Beijing wants to cut emissions without hindering growth and avert a revolt from a population under extreme climate stress"

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22.03.2013

# New Publications

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Matzner, Nils (2013): Politics of Geoengineering (German with English Abstract)

Matzner, Nils (2013): Politik des Geoengineering. In: Selected Student Papers (3).

"This paper explores the political implications in the scientific geoengineering discourse."

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22.03.2013

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Earth Planet Online: Icelandic volcano's ash led to more CO2 being absorbed by oceans

The connection to CDR is mentioned in the article. "The Icelandic volcano's ash plume that caused huge air travel disruption across Europe in 2010 resulted in the oceans absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than usual, say scientists."

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21.03.2013

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[press review] Geoengineering Governance (Parson/Keith)

Media coverage of Parson/Keith: End the Deadlock on Governance of Geoengineering Research. [updated 21.03.]


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20.03.2013

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ETC Group: Geoengineering – The Opium of the People? Pain-killer, Plane-chiller, Plane crasher

ETC group's blog post. "In the first two months of 2013, leading advocates of geoengineering have argued variously that researching geoengineering (as a Plan B to GHG emission cuts) is like helping a cancer patient manage pain while seeking a cure"

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18.03.2013

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The Union Marches Blog: Geoengineering I — Notes on the Science

General introduction in CE from an American History expert.

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18.03.2013

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RTCC: Plankton twice as carbon hungry as thought

"Models of carbon dioxide in the oceans need to be revised according to research by the University of California, Irvine"

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