February 2015

23.02.2015

# Calls & events

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News Review of Week 09

The news review of calendar week 09 in 2015 is now available here.


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23.02.2015

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[press review] AAAS conference in San Jose + CIA intrests in CE

Media responses to the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Jose/California. Tobic are large scale tests and CIA contacting to Alan Robock.


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20.02.2015

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New York Times: What If We Lost the Sky?

"What is the sky worth? This sounds like a philosophical question, but it might become a more concrete one."

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20.02.2015

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[press review] NAS reports on SRM and CDR

Media responses to two NAS reports on SRM and CDR released.


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20.02.2015

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Phys.org: Climate engineering no longer on the fringe

Interview with David Keith. "Keith spoke about what impact the new NAS reports may have on the policy and science of geoengineering."

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19.02.2015

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FCEA Blog: Five Take-home Points from the NAS “Climate Intervention” Report – Simon Nicholson

"Here, I offer, as a way to spark additional conversation and reflection, just a few remarks based on a dive into the reports’ framings and arguments."

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19.02.2015

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Washington Post: The term that actually makes climate change less political

Media response to Kahan, D. M.; et al. (2015). "A new study, published recently in the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, confirms what we knew — that government proposals to cut greenhouse-gas emissions polarize us over climate change. But it also tells us of a potential policy that actually somewhat depolarizes people, while still getting them to care about climate change: geoengineering."

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19.02.2015

# New Publications

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Merk, Christine; et al. (2015): Exploring public perceptions of stratospheric sulfate injection

Merk, Christine; Pönitzsch, Gert; Kniebes, Carola; Rehdanz, Katrin; Schmidt, Ulrich (2015): Exploring public perceptions of stratospheric sulfate injection. In Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-014-1317-7.

"Our paper provides insight into public perceptions and explores their underlying patterns using a survey conducted in Germany."

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19.02.2015

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Ars Technica: Shade the planet? The dangers are in the details

Media response to Keith, David W.; MacMartin, Douglas G. (2015). "Not all geoengineering scenarios are created equal."

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19.02.2015

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School of International Service: Climate Engineering – Three Questions for Simon Nicholson

"We asked Assistant Professor Simon Nicholson, an expert on geoengineering and a founder of the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, for some insights."

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