December 2019

30.12.2019

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CarbonBrief: COP25: Key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Madrid

"Ultimately, however, the talks were unable to reach consensus in many areas, pushing decisions into next year under “Rule 16” of the UN climate process."

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26.12.2019

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C2G: Infographic: Why do we need to govern nature-based solutions for large-scale carbon dioxide removal?

"How does society weigh and manage the risks and benefits against the risks of a heating planet?"

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26.12.2019

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Hussin, Farihahusnah, and Mohamed Kheireddine Aroua (2019): Recent Trends in the Development of Adsorption Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Capture: A Brief Literature and Patent Reviews (2014-2018)

Hussin, Farihahusnah, and Mohamed Kheireddine Aroua (2019): Recent Trends in the Development of Adsorption Technologies for Carbon Dioxide Capture: A Brief Literature and Patent Reviews (2014-2018). Journal of Cleaner Production, December, 119707. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119707.

"This study highlights the recently published articles and patents on CO2 capture technologies through adsorption process from the year 2014 to 2018. Various types of adsorbent that can be potentially used to capture CO2 are discussed."

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23.12.2019

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Newsletter of Week 52 of 2019

The newsletter of calendar week 52 in 2019 is now available here.


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23.12.2019

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Express: Climate change: DeGrasse Tyson’s genius plan to ‘turn Earth back’ as New York under threat

"“Here’s the catch, if you have the power of geoengineering to turn Mars into Earth, then you have the power of geoengineering to turn Earth back into Earth.”"

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23.12.2019

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MIT Technology Review: The US government has approved funds for geoengineering research

"The program includes assessments of “solar climate interventions,” including “proposals to inject material [into the stratosphere] to affect climate.”"

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23.12.2019

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Fortum: Positive test results from the carbon capture and storage pilot in Oslo

"2019 was an active year for the CCS project at Fortum Oslo Varme’s waste-to-energy plant in Oslo, Norway. The project has established a carbon capture pilot unit and has been conducting a number of tests and delivering reports that are essential to the future decision of support for building a full-scale carbon capture facility at the plant on the outskirts of the capital."

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20.12.2019

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Gravity Is Gone: The Mystery Deterrent

"Solar geoengineering doesn't exist. Can it make or break the world anyway?"

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20.12.2019

# Calls & events

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Call for Papers: 7th Conference of the International Society For Applied Phycology

Deadline: 17. January 2020

"The overall program of the Congress has been divided mainly in 4 general topics: Biology, Process, Applications, and Industry. "

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20.12.2019

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BBN Times: Carbon Capture and Storage

"In my experience, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is often viewed as a quirky technological possibility, not of central significance to the overall issue of reducing the rise of atmospheric carbon. This perception is incorrect."

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