March 2020

31.03.2020

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Addendum: Newsletter of Week 14 of 2020

The amended newsletter of calendar week 14 of 2020 is now available here.

Addendum:

Please note that the list of cancelled or rescheduled events due to COVID-19 are listed separately in the newsletter and on the homepage. The bullet-point list of events in the newsletter includes only events that are, as of the current week of the newsletter, going ahead. In order to avoid confusion, we will move the link leading to the weekly overview of cancelled or rescheduled events to the bottom of the events section in the newsletter. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience caused.


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30.03.2020

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Newsletter of Week 14 of 2020

The newsletter of calendar week 14 of 2020 is now available here.


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30.03.2020

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Events: Cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19 (list of week 14)

The following events from the CE News Calendar have been rescheduled or cancelled due to COVID-19 (state of week 14 of 2020):

  • 22.04.2020, Talk: Negative emissions: Removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, Southampton / UK: cancelled

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30.03.2020

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Podcast: GreenBiz: Episode 213: The pandemic's impact on the clean economy, geoengineering geek-out

"These are some of the more extreme approaches to the climate crisis that fall under the category of geoengineering. Journalist Thomas Kostigen joins us to chat about what's real and what's practical."

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30.03.2020

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Jefferson Public Radio: Drastic Climate Action: "Hacking Planet Earth"

"Mention the term "geoengineering" and you could start an argument.  Because the idea of changing how the planet and its weather works often wanders into the contrail/"chemtrail" debate."

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29.03.2020

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GreenBiz: A clarion call for inventors and investors

"This is an excerpt from "Hacking Planet Earth: How Geoengineering Can Help Us Reimagine the Future" by Thomas Kostigen."

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29.03.2020

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Phys.org: Researchers create framework for evaluating environmental stopgap measures

"A new paper in Nature Sustainability—written by 13 academics and nonprofit organization leaders, including UCLA experts in science, law and public policy—evaluates the effectiveness of such measures and recommends a framework for evaluating them."

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29.03.2020

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Eos: Basalts Turn Carbon into Stone for Permanent Storage

"Scientists have shown that mineral carbonation can permanently capture and store carbon quickly enough and safely enough to rise to the challenge of climate change."

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27.03.2020

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Job: NORCE Chief scientists

Deadline: 10. May 2020

"NORCE is seeking to hire up to two new researchers at the rank of Chief Scientist (Forsker I) in NORCE Energy in the area of Computational Science, Modeling and Simulation. NORCE Energy is a department at NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS and conducts interdisciplinary research within energy resources. Research activity in the department has a particular focus on petroleum recovery and geological carbon utilization and storage (CCUS)."

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27.03.2020

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Biofuels News: MAR 16, 2020 Biofuels from grass ‘mitigates global warming’, researchers reveal

"Biomass fuels derived from various grasses could significantly mitigate global warming by reducing carbon, according to a long-term joint field study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Michigan State University (MSU)."

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