February 2020

26.02.2020

# New Publications

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Roussanaly, Simon; et al. (2020): Impact of Uncertainties on the Design and Cost of CCS From a Waste-to-Energy Plant

Roussanaly, Simon, Jabir A. Ouassou, Rahul Anantharaman, and Martin Haaf (2020): Impact of Uncertainties on the Design and Cost of CCS From a Waste-to-Energy Plant. Frontiers in Energy Research 8 (February). https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2020.00017.

"This paper investigates the optimal design of carbon capture and storage from a waste-to-energy plant under uncertainties. With the aim of providing a better understanding of the impact of uncertainties on the design and cost of CCS chains, as well as the capture technology selection, the case of a hypothetical 40 MW waste-to-energy plant located in Norway is considered."

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26.02.2020

# New Publications

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Sminchak, Joel; et al. (2020): Large CO2 Storage Volumes Result in Net Negative Emissions for Greenhouse Gas Life Cycle Analysis Based on Records from 22-Years of CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery Operations

Sminchak, Joel, Sanjay Mawalkar, and Neeraj Gupta (2020): Large CO2 Storage Volumes Result in Net Negative Emissions for Greenhouse Gas Life Cycle Analysis Based on Records from 22-Years of CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery Operations. Energy & Fuels. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b04540.

"Emissions were documented in a greenhouse gas emissions life cycle analysis of 22 years of CO2-enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) operations for a site in the Northern Michigan Basin, USA."

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26.02.2020

# Media

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Legal Planet: Maxing Out NEPA: Environmental Review of Early Solar Geoengineering Field Research

"Done right, environmental review can reach what worries people most about climate engineering."

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25.02.2020

# Media

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Science Daily: Let it snow: Quantifiable observation of cloud seeding

"Two University of Wyoming researchers contributed to a paper that demonstrated, for the first time, direct observation of cloud seeding using radar and gauges to quantify the snowfall."

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25.02.2020

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Blog: Ecosia: Can technology solve climate change?

"We’re in this crisis because we burn fossil fuels, have cut down the majority of our forests, and raise billions of farm animals each year. Each of these activities releases greenhouse gases, such as CO2, that prevent heat from radiating back into space."

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25.02.2020

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Yamamoto, Akitomo; et al. (2019): Glacial CO2 decrease and deep-water deoxygenation by iron fertilization from glaciogenic dust

Yamamoto, Akitomo; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Ohgaito, Rumi; Ito, Akinori; Oka, Akira (2019): Glacial CO2 decrease and deep-water deoxygenation by iron fertilization from glaciogenic dust. In Clim. Past Discuss. (under review). DOI: 10.5194/cp-2019-31.

"In this study, we report the significance of iron fertilization from glaciogenic dust for glacial CO2 decrease and deep-water deoxygenation using our numerical simulation, which successfully reproduces the magnitude and large-scale pattern of the observed oxygen changes from the present to Last Glacial Maximum."

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24.02.2020

# Calls & events

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Newsletter of Week 09 of 2020

The newsletter of calendar week 09 of 2020 is now available here.


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24.02.2020

# Media

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C2G Blog: Altering the Climate: Youth and Communicating the Tough Decisions Ahead

"What would happen if someone had the option to spray “magical dust” in the atmosphere to bring down the global temperature, but with potentially dangerous consequences? The way people respond to this question isn’t always so obvious – and young people are no different."

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24.02.2020

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C2G News Briefing: Carbon Dioxide Removal at Davos: Net zero vs real zero?

"Of particular importance to C2G’s work was the intensifying attention paid to proposals for large-scale carbon dioxide removal – and the important questions it raises about governance of these approaches, as well as the ways governance can help society sort through difficult choices."

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24.02.2020

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Video: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs: Stephan Singer: Governing Emerging Marine Climate-Altering Techniques

"On 7 December 2019, C2G convened an official UNFCCC COP25 side event on governing emerging marine climate-altering techniques. Stephan Singer, Senior Advisor on Global Energy Policies at Climate Action Network International, participated in a panel discussion."

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