September 2013

26.09.2013

# New Publications

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Jamieson, Dale (2013): Some whats, whys and worries of geoengineering

Jamieson, Dale (2013): Some whats, whys and worries of geoengineering. In Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0862-9.

"In this paper I discuss the nature of geoengineering, some of its attractions, and some reasons for concern."

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25.09.2013

# Media

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the guardian: Why geoengineering suits Russia's carbon agenda

"Russia's call to include geoengineering in the UN's climate report makes sense, given the country's fossil fuel strategy"

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25.09.2013

# New Publications

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Sikka, Tina (2013): An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research

Sikka, Tina (2013): An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research. In Walter Leal Filho (Ed.): Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Climate Change Management), pp. 535–551.

"In this article, the author uses a critical political economy approach to provide a basic topology of the current state of geoengineering research, funding and testing."

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25.09.2013

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Contested Remedies: Geo-Engineering Proposals and Climate Change

09.10.2013, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

"This seminar will outline some of these developments and a range of technical, political, ethical, economic and policy issues that they raise for science, government, market organizations and civil society."

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25.09.2013

# Media

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NewScientist: World won't cool without geoengineering, warns report

"Global warming is irreversible without massive geoengineering of the atmosphere's chemistry. This stark warning comes from the draft summary of the latest climate assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."

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24.09.2013

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Geoengineering Politics Blog: Russia Pushing IPCC WGI to Recognize Geoengineering as Policy Option?

Comment on guardian story about: "Russian negotiators are pushing for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I (WGI) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on the physical science basis of climate change"

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23.09.2013

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BBC News: Are ideas to cool the planet realistic?

"The deliberate large-scale manipulation of the Earth's environment, called geoengineering, could be one way to cool the Earth or help reduce levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere."

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23.09.2013

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the guardian: Russia urges UN climate report to include geoengineering

"The Russian government is asking for 'planet hacking' to be included in the climate science report, leaked documents show"

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18.09.2013

# Media

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Earth Island Journal: Biochar: Black Gold or Just Another Snake Oil Scheme?

"There’s little basis for claims that biochar could solve our energy, food, and climate woes"

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18.09.2013

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Permaculture: Healing the Planet Through Photosynthesis and Carbon Sequestration

"If we implement wise geoengineering, even eating meat could help tackle the backlog of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere."

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