December 2013

20.12.2013

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New York Times: Engineering the Climate – Colbert’s ‘All-Chocolate Dinner’

Short post on Stephen Colbert's conversation with David Keith.

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19.12.2013

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The Carbon Brief Blog: Geoengineering's limitations: technical, social, and ethical

"With such power comes a responsibility to think about what the technical, political, and ethical implications might be. And these academics think that's a job best done right at the outset."

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19.12.2013

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Special Issue: Carbon and Climate Law Review - Issue: 3/2013

Special Issue on Climate Change Geoengineering - In: Carbon and Climate Law Review - Issue: 3/2013.

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18.12.2013

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BBC Radio: Geo-engineering

BBC Radio braodcast on CE. "Geoengineering is a controversial approach to dealing with climate change. Gaia Vince explores putting chemicals in the stratosphere to stop solar energy reaching the earth."

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18.12.2013

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Markusson, Nils; et al. (2013): ‘In case of emergency press here’: framing geoengineering as a response to dangerous climate change

Markusson, Nils; Ginn, Franklin; Singh Ghaleigh, Navraj; Scott, Vivian (2013): ‘In case of emergency press here’: framing geoengineering as a response to dangerous climate change. (online first). In WIREs Clim Change, pp. n/a. DOI 10.1002/wcc.263.

"In this article, we take the notion of ‘necessity’ in international law as a starting point in assessing how rapid, high-leverage geoengineering might be justified legally."

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17.12.2013

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MIT Technology Review: The Geopolitics of Geoengineering

"Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?"

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17.12.2013

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Phys.org: The fate of bioavailable iron in Antarctic coastal seas

Response to Ingall, Ellery D.; et al. (2013). "Researchers using the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's Advanced Photon Source found that iron was incorporated into biogenic silica in diatoms from the Southern Ocean and was then lost from the ecosystem."

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17.12.2013

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WGC: Simon Nicholson: Why civil society engagement with geoengineering is crucial

Response to Huffington Post article on the Civil Society Meeting.

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17.12.2013

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Civil Society Meeting Report

Meeting report of the Civil Societe Meeting. "The meeting brought together around 40 people from major environmental, development, and justice NGOs, to consider the challenges and opportunities presented by geoengineering technologies."

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17.12.2013

# New Publications

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Szerszynski, Bronislaw; Galarraga, Maialen (2013): Geoengineering knowledge: interdisciplinarity and the shaping of climate engineering research

Szerszynski, Bronislaw; Galarraga, Maialen (2013): Geoengineering knowledge: interdisciplinarity and the shaping of climate engineering research. In Environ. Plann. A 45 (12), pp. 2817–2824. DOI 10.1068/a45647.

"In this paper we highlight the need to attend to the structuring power of knowledge production in geoengineering research, because of the way that problem definitions are shaped by disciplinary ways of thinking and describing the world."

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