November 2014

13.11.2014

# Media

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straigt.com: Scientist explains why geo-engineering the atmosphere elevates risk for future generations

"French paleoclimatologist Valérie Masson-Delmotte has something important to say to those who believe that geo-engineering could save humanity from the effects of global warming."

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13.11.2014

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ClimateWire: Are record salmon runs in the Northwest the result of a controversial CO2 reduction scheme?

On Haida iron fertilization experiment. "But for the past two years, salmon have flowed into rivers along parts of the Pacific Northwest in sometimes record numbers, and questions remain unanswered about the possible success, failure or effects of the experiment."

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12.11.2014

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Cambridge Dictionaries Online: English definition of “geo-engineering”

"the use of scientific methods to artificially control the environment, particularly the world’s temperature, in order to deal with the problem of climate change"

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12.11.2014

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Noah Deich's Blog: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of CO2 Utilization

"So what role might CO2 utilization play in fighting climate change? The outlook seems mixed, as explained below."

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11.11.2014

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Grist: Could this rock save the planet?

"Meet olivine, a greenish rock that is basically the Clark Kent of the mineral world: It may look boring, but it has a secret superpower."

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10.11.2014

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Die Presse: Geoengineering

German newspaper article on CE.

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10.11.2014

# Political Papers

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Stiftung Risiko-Dialog (2014): Climate Engineering: The Taboo in Climate Policy

Stiftung Risiko-Dialog (2014): Climate Engineering: Das Tabuthema in der Klimadebatte. St. Gallen (riskBRIEF, 2).

Swiss foundation "Stiftung Risiko-Dialog" on CE in German language.

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10.11.2014

# Media

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New York Times: Climate Tools Seek to Bend Nature’s Path

On Olivine and other CE methods. "Olivine has been doing this naturally for billions of years, but Dr. Schuiling wants to speed up the process by spreading it on fields and beaches and using it for dikes, pathways, even sandboxes. Sprinkle enough of the crushed rock around, he says, and it will eventually remove enough CO2 to slow the rise in global temperatures."

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10.11.2014

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thestar.com: Many experts say technology can't fix climate change

"There are several geoengineering schemes for fixing climate change, but so far none seems a sure bet."

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07.11.2014

# New Publications

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Zhang, Yanzhu; Posch, Alfred (2014): The Wickedness and Complexity of Decision Making in Geoengineering

Zhang, Yanzhu; Posch, Alfred (2014): The Wickedness and Complexity of Decision Making in Geoengineering. In Challenges 5 (2), pp. 390–408. DOI 10.3390/challe5020390.

"The intertwined sociotechnical complexity and conflicting attitudes make geoengineering a wicked and complex issue. This article elaborates the wickedness and complexity from a system perspective, primarily for an interdisciplinary, policy-oriented audience."

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