November 2013

21.11.2013

# Calls & events

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Reminder - Call for Session: Climate Engineering Conference 2014

Reminder: Call for Session Proposals

"The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) is organizing an international conference on climate engineering (www.ce-conference.org), aiming to bring together the research, policy and civic communities for exchange and dialogue. The conference will be held in Berlin, Germany, from August 18-21, 2014."

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21.11.2013

# Media

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The Economist: Stopping a scorcher

"The controversy over manipulating climate change". About the Keith-Hamilton debate.

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21.11.2013

# Media

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Neue Züricher Zeitung: No taboos in climate politics (German)

Swiss article on CE as a Plan B.

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21.11.2013

# Media

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Spiegel Online International: Cheap But Imperfect: Can Geoengineering Slow Climate Change?

Interview with David Keith. "Canadian environmental scientist David Keith wants to change the world's climate by creating a type of sun filter in the sky to halt global warming. In an interview, he argues the technology is effective and inexpensive, but critics liken it to a nuclear bomb."

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21.11.2013

# Projects

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Convention on Biological Diversity: Climate-related Geoengineering and Biodiversity

A decision by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on CE. "Technical and regulatory matters on geoengineering in relation to the CBD."

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20.11.2013

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Common Dreams: Guessing at Failure: On Climate Change, Nuclear Disaster, and Geoengineering

"Continuing to burn fossil fuels is certain disaster, but rapid expansion of nuclear power is no solution"

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20.11.2013

# New Publications

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Special Issue: Geoengineering Research and its Limitations. In: Climatic Change

Special Issue: Geoengineering Research and its Limitations

In: Climate Change, Volume 121, Issue 3, December 2013

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20.11.2013

# New Publications

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Horton, Joshua B.; et al. (2013): Solar Geoengineering and the Problem of Liability

Horton, Joshua B.; Parker, Andrew; Keith, David W. (2013): Solar Geoengineering and the Problem of Liability (Geoengineering Our Climate? Working Paper and Opinion Article Series).

"The prospect of solar geoengineering, or methods of reducing incoming solar radiation in order to offset the effects of climate change, raises a number of significant governance challenges that are likely to be far more difficult to overcome than the technical barriers to development. Who decides when to use solar geoengineering? Who decides when to test it?"

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20.11.2013

# Media

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CEC 14 Blog: Positive Discussions on Negative Emissions

"Looking back on the Oxford Conference on Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs), September 2013."

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18.11.2013

# Media

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cluture|futures: Australia: Climate change shapes new art

Exhibition about (climate) engineered future.

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