June 2013

07.06.2013

# Projects

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DFG Priority Programme: News from the Kick-off-Meeting

Summary and pictures from the Kick-off-Meeting (3./4.06. in Berlin) of the German Science Foundation (DFG) Priority Programme "Climate Engineering - Risks, Challenges, Opportunities".

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06.06.2013

# Media

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newsreview.com: Geoengineering: an earthly gamble to combat global warming

Title story. "As a last-ditch effort to reverse climate change, scientists risk destroying the planet in order to save it"

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06.06.2013

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Die Zeit: saviours of the world and climate tinkering (German)

German newspaper article on the Kick-off-meeting of the DFG Priority Programm on Climate Engineering.

(no link available at present, Die Zeit, No. 24, p. 35)


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06.06.2013

# New Publications

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Caldeira, Ken; et al. (2013): The Science of Geoengineering

Caldeira, Ken; Bala, Govindasamy; Cao, Long (2013): The Science of Geoengineering. In Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 41 (1), pp. 231–256. DOI 10.1146/annurev-earth-042711-105548.

State-of-the-art CE method review.

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05.06.2013

# Political Papers

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UK government: Geo-engineering information request EIR13/0584

British Government response: "Response to request for information concerning geo-engineering research "

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05.06.2013

# New Publications

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Wirth, David A. (2013): Engineering the Climate: Geoengineering as a Challenge to International Governance

Wirth, David A. (2013): Engineering the Climate: Geoengineering as a Challenge to International Governance. In Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 40 (2).

"This Essay examines the existing international governance structures to address geoengineering and concludes that they are inadequate to the task."

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05.06.2013

# Media

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EcoWatch: The War on Nature: Geoengineering and the Climate Crisis

Environmentalist article about climate emergency, Arctic Methane Emergency Group, and artic CE.

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05.06.2013

# New Publications

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Manousi, Vasiliki; Xepapadeas, Anastasios (2013): Mitigation and Solar Radiation Management in Climate Change Policies

Manousi, Vasiliki; Xepapadeas, Anastasios (2013): Mitigation and Solar Radiation Management in Climate Change Policies. Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) (FEEM Working Paper, 41).

"We analyze the optimal policy mix of geoengineering and mitigation in both a cooperative and a noncooperative framework, in which we study open loop and feedback solutions."

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05.06.2013

# Media

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rbb: Climate Engineering - Tinkering the Climate (German)

German radio broadcast interview with Andreas Oschlies about the Kick-Off-Meeting of the DFG Priority Programm (3.-4.05. in Berlin).

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05.06.2013

# Media

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redding.com: Apologizing to Lee Lane

Former articles critizised Lee Lane. Doug Craig apologizes in this piece.

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