July 2017

20.07.2017

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Daily Mail: Cutting emissions isn't enough: We must remove CO2 from the atmosphere as soon as possible to avoid extreme climate change, warn scientists

"Scientists say we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere by 12.5%. Geoengineering measures could accomplish much of the needed CO2 removal. These could include replenishing forests or chemically altering the oceans. The researchers hope their study will push governments toward greener policies"

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20.07.2017

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Simply Sustainable: Is Geoengineering the answer to climate change?

"Following the G20 Summit, French President Emmanuel Macron plans to host another climate summit in December and will again attempt to push Trump to join. Macron was quoted by the Washington Post as saying: “Our world has never been so divided.” His words couldn’t be truer: the USA stood alone on climate change, whereas the 19 other members agreed to push ahead with the Paris Accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

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20.07.2017

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Cetus News: To save Earth we must remove CO2 from the atmosphere researchers claim

"Without geoengineering policies, today's young people will one day have to spend up to £440 trillion ($575 tn) on technologies to extract CO2, research from Columbia University, New York, found."

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20.07.2017

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Ensia: To avoid climate catastrophe, we’ll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here’s how

"With sufficient investment and strategic deployment, carbon dioxide removal and storage can play a key role in keeping global warming to a level we can live with."

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18.07.2017

# Calls & events

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Newsletter of Week 29 of 2017

The newsletter of calendar week 29 in 2017 is now available here.


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18.07.2017

# Calls & events

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Job: Postdoctoral Scientist (m/f, Ref. MPIM-W042) in the area of ocean biogeochemical modeling

Deadline: 15. August 2017

"The project ComparCE-2 “Comparative assessment of potential impacts, side effects and uncertainties of Climate Engineering measures and emission-reduction efforts” is part of the second phase of the German Research Foundation Priority Programme 1689. This is a project between MPI-M and several other German research institutes and universities which examines the risks and side effects of Climate Engineering."

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18.07.2017

# New Publications

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Rau, Gregory H.; et al. (2017): Carbon Dioxide Removal: Size Matters

Rau, Gregory H.; Caldeira, Ken; Gattuso, Jean-Pierre; Greene, Charles H.; Karl, David M.; Leinen, Margaret et al. (2017): Carbon Dioxide Removal: Size Matters. In: Science.

Response to Field, Christopher B.; Mach, Katharine J. (2017): Rightsizing carbon dioxide removal.

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18.07.2017

# New Publications

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López Baucells, Adrià; et al. (2017): Climate engineering

López Baucells, Adrià; Robock, Alan; Trembath, Alex; Godin, Benoît; Hill, Christopher T.; Parson, Edward A. et al. (2017): Climate engineering. In Issues in Science and Technology XXXIII (4).

Forum debate.

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18.07.2017

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Lancaster University: A false promise?

"Does the ‘promise’ of Greenhouse Gas Removal technologies that capture carbon from the atmosphere undermine our efforts to cut production of greenhouse gases?"

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18.07.2017

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Visual Capitalist: Infographic: A Timeline of Future Technology

Timeline on future technologies with geoengineering in 2049.

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