September 2013

11.09.2013

# New Publications

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Hamilton, Clive (2013): What Would Heidegger Say About Geoengineering?

Hamilton, Clive (2013): What Would Heidegger Say About Geoengineering? (discussion paper)

"Proposals to respond to climate change by geoengineering the Earth’s climate system, such as by regulating the amount of sunlight reaching the planet, may be seen as a radical fulfillment of Heidegger’s understanding of technology as destiny."

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10.09.2013

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Metadelusions Blog: Geoengineering is the ultimate business as usual

Reply to Noami Klein. "Klein might argue that a sufficiently militant and global popular revolution could delay or even prevent this grim development, but I wouldn’t count on it. Contrary to popular belief, I’m not a religious person, but if I were, I would pray that geoengineering works."

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10.09.2013

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Salon: Naomi Klein: Green groups may be more damaging than climate change deniers

"The "No Logo" author explains how environmentalists may be more damaging to their cause than climate change deniers"

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08.09.2013

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CSTMS: New Grant Award on Epistemic Jurisdiction

"Prof. David Winickoff has been awarded an NSF grant for a multiyear study on the politics of science in complex regulatory regimes. Grounded in the fields of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and law, this project aims to conduct a comparative study of the role of science and expertise in the global regulation of biofuels and geoengineering."

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07.09.2013

# New Publications

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Climatology: Geoengineering has its limits (2013)

Climatology: Geoengineering has its limits (2013). In Nature 501 (7465), p. 9. DOI 10.1038/501009a.

Short note on Kravitz et al. (2013). "Ben Kravitz of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, and his colleagues analysed results from 12 climate models simulating quadrupled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, and a matching reduction in solar radiation."

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07.09.2013

# Media

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climate progress: Climate Change’s Silver Bullet? Our Interview With One Of The World’s Top Geoengineering Scholars

Interview with Clive Hamilton.

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05.09.2013

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[press review] Iron fertilization in Canada/Haida Gwaii (7th update, 05.09.'13)

Press review with the media coverage of the iron fertilization project at the Pacific west coast of Canada. There has been massive media feedback since the 15.10.2012 'guardians' report. - There are some updates from 2013.


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05.09.2013

# Media

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The Australian: Climate challenge requires new approach

Article mentioning CE as an "insurance". "An overwhelming majority of Australians, 84 per cent, wants to do something about it, yet a clear majority is against the present carbon tax."

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05.09.2013

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environmental research web: Scenarios for solar geoengineering futures

Response to Yale report. "Report brings together experts in climate science and policy to map key challenges. "

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04.09.2013

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Reuters: Special Report: Experimental climate fixes stir hopes, fears, lawyers

"Last year the Haida, an indigenous group in Canada, set out to increase their salmon stocks and save the planet. Helped by American businessman Russ George, a group of villagers dumped 100 metric tons (110.23 tons) of iron dust from a boat into the Pacific Ocean."

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