December 2015

02.12.2015

# Media

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Financial Express: Time for a man-made solution for a man-made problem?

"As world leaders congregate in Paris for the UN Climate Conference, a special report in the Economist discusses some novel technical solutions, which, if implemented, could pave the way to stopping global warming and reducing carbon emissions. One solution called “geo-engineering” involves the direct capturing of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, through the use of plants specifically grown in power stations."

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02.12.2015

# New Publications

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Sargoni, Janine; Lockley, Andrew (2015): Environment Policy. Solar Radiation Management and the voluntary carbon market

Sargoni, Janine; Lockley, Andrew (2015): Environment Policy. Solar Radiation Management and the voluntary carbon market. In Environmental Law Review 17 (4), pp. 266–269. DOI: 10.1177/1461452915611277 

"The evidence suggests that SRM may also cause a reduction in atmospheric CO2, thereby creating potential carbon credit accrual. The emergence of private interests, in the form of credits tradeable in the voluntary carbon markets, represents a new challenge for the effective public regulation of SRM. Without an appropriate response, major, novel and potentially unacceptable risks to the climate system, biosphere and society may occur."

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