June 2013

17.06.2013

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Reinvent Climate Management

"During this roundtable we will face up to this extremely difficult problem and talk about how to Reinvent Climate Management. [...] This roundtable will be driven by Jamais Cascio, a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, who is author of Hacking the Earth: Understanding the Consequences of Geoengineering, and who is now at work on his second book."

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17.06.2013

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Harvard Magazin: Buffering the Sun

Feature on Keith's research. "David Keith and the question of climate engineering"

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17.06.2013

# New Publications

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Burns, William C. G.; Strauss, Andrew L. (2013): Climate change geoengineering. Philosophical perspectives, legal issues, and governance frameworks. (forthcoming)

Burns, William C. G.; Strauss, Andrew L. (2013): Climate change geoengineering. Philosophical perspectives, legal issues, and governance frameworks. (forthcoming) ISBN 9781107023932

Book forthcoming with legal issues as major topic. "Offers diverse perspectives from leading environmentalists, international lawyers and students of ethics and climate change"

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14.06.2013

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Climate Science & Policy: Geoengineering: a panacea or a false solution?

"We talked about this controversial issue with Ken Caldeira, a senior member of the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology and a professor at Stanford’s Environmental Earth System Sciences department."

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14.06.2013

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RTCC: Scientists warn earth cooling proposals are no climate “silver bullet”

Article discussion some arguments on CE in general. "If Bill Gates was so inclined, he could reduce the world’s temperature by one degree."

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13.06.2013

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R&D: Questions rise about seeding for ocean carbon dioxide sequestration

Media response to Ingall, Ellery D.; et al. (2013). "A new study on the feeding habits of ocean microbes calls into question the potential use of algal blooms to trap carbon dioxide and offset rising global levels."

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13.06.2013

# New Publications

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Ingall, Ellery D.; et al. (2013): Role of biogenic silica in the removal of iron from the Antarctic seas

Ingall, Ellery D.; Diaz, Julia M.; Longo, Amelia F.; Oakes, Michelle; Finney, Lydia; Vogt, Stefan et al. (2013): Role of biogenic silica in the removal of iron from the Antarctic seas. In Nat Comms 4. DOI 10.1038/ncomms2981.

Study connected to iron fertilization. "Here, based on analysis of living phytoplankton in the coastal seas of West Antarctica, we present a new pathway for iron removal from marine systems involving structural incorporation of reduced, organic iron into biogenic silica."

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13.06.2013

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: The International Governance of Climate Engineering

28.06.2013, Instiute for European Studies, Brussels

"This policy forum will present and discuss options for developing arrangements for the international governance of climate engineering based on a study for the German Federal Environment Agency led by Ecologic Institute."

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13.06.2013

# Media

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New Left Project: Optimists Beware! Review of Hamilton’s Earthmasters

Review of Clive Hamilton's Book Earthmasters. "Clive Hamilton’s new book Earthmasters is the latest in a recent spate of academic and popular texts exploring the issue."

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12.06.2013

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San Francisco Chronicle (SFGate): One scientist's battle to combat climate change (updated)

Updated portrait of Ken Caldeira formerly named 'Warning from climate science front lines'. "He and his research team were pumping the equivalent of antacid over a patch of corals that emerges from the sea at low tide, attempting to re-create the conditions before carbon dioxide emissions from cars and factories began altering ocean chemistry."

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