February 2015

13.02.2015

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Vox: Geoengineering is an insane way to deal with climate change. Let's consider it anyway

"This week, an expert panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences released two big reports on "climate intervention" schemes."

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13.02.2015

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Planet Experts Blog: Disaster Films, Geoengineering and Pop Culture

"When it comes to processes that take place over a long time (like climate change) or things that are hard to observe personally (like rising carbon dioxide emissions), people without scientific training will turn to the media to help them visualize the changes. Pop culture is thought to be particularly potent in this regard because it embeds science within a story."

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12.02.2015

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the guardian: Climate engineering: it could be a money-making opportunity for business

"The longer we take to tackle climate change, the more likely we are to need climate intervention technologies. That may yet be a viable business opportunity, says Ken Caldeira"

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11.02.2015

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Phys.org: Advent of geoengineering may help lower temperature of debate over climate change

Media response to Kahan, D. M.; et al. (2015). "Geoengineering, an emerging technology aimed at counteracting the effects of human-caused climate change, also has the potential to counteract political polarization over global warming, according to a new study."

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11.02.2015

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the guardian: Is geoengineering a bad idea?

About NAS reports. "Can technical fixes provide a viable solution to climate change or are they a high-risk, irresponsible distraction from the need to cut carbon emissions?"

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11.02.2015

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Tilburg University Press: Jessy Reynolds on climate engineering to avoid risks

"In the week that countries negotiate the draft of a new UN climate change agreement in Geneva, Jesse Reynolds doesn't expect that much from a treaty with reduced Greenhouse emissions"

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11.02.2015

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Committee on Geoengineering Climate (2015): Climate Intervention. Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth

Committee on Geoengineering Climate (2015): Climate Intervention. Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth. National Acadamy of Sciences. Washington, D.C.

Report by the National Research Council on SRM. "As one of a two-book report, this volume of Climate Intervention discusses albedo modification - changing the fraction of incoming solar radiation that reaches the surface."

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11.02.2015

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Committee on Geoengineering Climate (2015): Climate Intervention. Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration

Committee on Geoengineering Climate (2015): Climate Intervention. Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration. National Research Council.

Report by the National Research Council on CDR. "As one of a two-book report, this volume of Climate Intervention discusses CDR, the carbon dioxide removal of greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere and sequestration of it in perpetuity."

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11.02.2015

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the guardian: Scientists urge global 'wake-up call' to deal with climate change

"Climate change has advanced so rapidly that work must start on unproven technologies now, admits US National Academy of Science"

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10.02.2015

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News Review of Week 07

The news review of calendar week 07 in 2015 is now available here.


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