December 2018

03.12.2018

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Job at Union of Concerned Scientists

Deadline: 11. December 2018

"The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the leading science-based organization at the center of today’s most exciting and important policy debates, seeks outstanding candidates for its Kendall Science Fellows program. This two-year fellowship is open to candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. in the physical sciences, engineering, economics, or other relevant technical or multidisciplinary subject before Fall 2019. The fellow will investigate the potential for carbon dioxide removal (CDR) from the atmosphere, along with the research agenda, policies, and funding needed to effectively, economically, and safely deploy negative emissions technologies (NETs) to help meet the carbon emissions goals (net-zero by mid-century) arising from the Paris Agreement."

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03.12.2018

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UrbDeZine: Climate Change Geoengineering: Moral Hazard of the Moral Hazard argument

"CBS News recently published an article about seeding the atmosphere with aerosols to reflect a portion of the sun’s rays away from earth as a viable method to cool the climate.  This method is sometimes referred to as the albedo method.  As noted in the article, it is controversial but has long been viewed as one of the most feasible and relatively inexpensive ways to turn down the Earth’s emissions-induced heat."

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03.12.2018

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The Times: Fake eruption could dim sun and combat global warming

"A scheme to dim the sun by mimicking the impact of volcanic eruptions will move a step closer next year with the first experiment in the stratosphere."

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03.12.2018

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npla: Geoengineering: Climate experiments at the expense of the poor (German)

German podcast on CE.

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03.12.2018

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Der Tagesspiegel: It does not work without geoengineering (German)

German article on CE.

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03.12.2018

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The Conversation: COP24: rewilding is essential to the UK’s commitments on climate change

"Humans have cut down half the trees on Earth since the dawn of agriculture – over 3 trillion of them. This huge loss holds the potential for massive reforestation today, which would protect local environments from soil loss, flash flooding and desertification and take up large quantities of atmospheric carbon dioxide. Despite these advantages, reforestation gets very little attention in our fight against climate change."

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03.12.2018

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Earther: No, Scientists Didn’t Just Suggest We ‘Dim the Sun’ to Stop Climate Change

"Reports last week of a new paper from researchers at Yale and Harvard proposing “sun-dimming” to mitigate climate change sure sounded alarming. Trouble is, those reports misconstrued the cited research, which made no suggestion that we actually engage in so-called solar geoengineering."

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