October 2014

06.10.2014

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Clive Hamilton's Blog: Will China Save the World, Or Destroy It?

"Yet opposition to the techno-fix is also more entrenched in the United States, and would likely be rallied to defeat the Prometheans if geoengineering proposals became serious, leaving China the most likely power to assume the role of global climate regulator."

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06.10.2014

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Wall Street Journal: The Astronomic Costs of Reversing Climate Change

"Reversing all fossil-fuel-generated carbon dioxide since the 18th century (est. 392 billion tons) would supposedly require $196 billion – $392 billion total, labor excluded."

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06.10.2014

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Hieroglyph: Climate Engineering Scenarios

"Conversations about specific methods of climate engineering rather than climate engineering in general."

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04.10.2014

# New Publications

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Boucher, Olivier (2012): Is climate engineering an opportunity or a threat in the context of global warming?

Boucher, Olivier (2012): Is climate engineering an opportunity or a threat in the context of global warming? In Météorologie 8 (78), p. 31–31. DOI 10.4267/2042/47513.

French paper. "This article will classify and discuss these techniques in terms of their potential, viability and risks."

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03.10.2014

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swissinfo.ch: Manipulating climate to fight global warming

"So why not use technology to change the climate artificially? swissinfo.ch asks some Swiss scientists about the pros and cons."

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03.10.2014

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21st Century Tech: What is CDR and What Role Will it Take in Mitigating Climate Change?

CDR compared to CCS. "There are many CDR strategies we can deploy in pursuit of a low carbon economy. Many don’t require a $1.4 billion investment. With CCS at the high-cost end of CDR strategies, what is there at the low end that we can deploy?"

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02.10.2014

# Projects

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Research Project at Lund University: Navigating institutional complexity in global climate governance: causes, consequences and responses

Research Project at Lund University (Sweden) funded by Formas research council.

"To understand how climate change is governed, and to improve the responses of the international community, it no longer suffices to look at a single international institution in. In short: institutional complexity matters."

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