February 2017

02.02.2017

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Whyy Radio: Is geoengineering an answer to climate change?

"Will this research be seen as a quick fix for the climate and allow governments an excuse to do nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?  This hour, we’ll explore  geoengineering and some of the thorny questions that surround it. Our guests are DAVID BIELLO, author of The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age, and DAVID KEITH, a professor of applied physics at Harvard University."

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02.02.2017

# Calls & events

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Call for Abstracts: Good Hope for Earth Sciences - Session on Geoengineering

Deadline 12. March 2017

Call for the Geoengineering Session.

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02.02.2017

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News Review of Week 05 of 2017

The news review of calendar week 5 in 2017 is now available here. (Monday Newsletter now online here.)


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02.02.2017

# New Publications

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Kärcher, Bernd (2017): Cirrus Clouds and Their Response to Anthropogenic Activities

Kärcher, Bernd (2017): Cirrus Clouds and Their Response to Anthropogenic Activities. In: Curr Clim Change Rep. DOI: 10.1007/s40641-017-0060-3.

"This review assesses recent observational and modeling evidence of how anthropogenic activities might affect cirrus. Changes in physical properties and chemical composition of liquid aerosol particles will unlikely affect cirrus significantly, but anthropogenic influences may occur through changes in heterogeneous ice nuclei."

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01.02.2017

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Treehugger: Beyond organic: Carbon farming is a pathway to climate stabilization and resilient soils

"Through the adoption of smart carbon farming practices, an acre of land could store anywhere from 10 to 100 tons or more of carbon, which can help both mitigate climate change and improve crop yields."

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