April 2020

15.04.2020

# New Publications

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Carlisle, Daniel P.; et al. 2020: “The Public Remain Uninformed and Wary of Climate Engineering.”

Carlisle, Daniel P., Pamela M. Feetham, Malcolm J. Wright, and Damon A. H. Teagle. 2020: “The Public Remain Uninformed and Wary of Climate Engineering.” Climatic Change. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-020-02706-5.

"‌New quantitative measurements of public perceptions for six climate engineering approaches show that the public of the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), Australia (AU) and New Zealand (NZ) continue to have little knowledge of climate engineering."

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15.04.2020

# Media

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The Hill: How an energy jobs coalition can help the US economy bounce back

"The energy sector — in the early stages of a low-carbon transition — has seen natural gas, renewables, storage and efficiency play a greatly expanded role over the last decade and is a powerful job creator."

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13.04.2020

# Calls & events

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Newsletter of Week 16 of 2020

The newsletter of calendar week 16 of 2020 is now available here.


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13.04.2020

# Media

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Food & Water Watch: Sorry, Fossil Fuel Industry. ‘Carbon Capture’ Isn’t A Magic Climate Cure.

"Carbon capture schemes are a slick package to make consumers think climate-warming emissions can be stored underground or removed from the atmosphere. But reality shows it’s not so simple."

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13.04.2020

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Podcast: Nori: #7: Why is soil carbon measurement so tricky?—w/ Dr. Jane Zelikova of Carbon180

"Jane describes her time working with farmers and ranchers in the West, explaining what she learned about the challenges they face in implementing soil health practices and why it’s so much harder to measure carbon sequestration on rangeland versus cropland."

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13.04.2020

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The Bull & Bear: Is Geoengineering the Solution to Climate Change?

"Overall, because geoengineering in general has never been executed on a planetary scale, its widespread use poses many unknowns and could thus cause inadvertent changes that would be difficult to reverse."

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13.04.2020

# Media

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Mirage News: Governing sun: challenges of geoengineering

"A careful, unbiased, and knowledge-driven assessment of the risks of these technologies is required, and that robust governance systems should be put in place before they are implemented any further."

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12.04.2020

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AccuWeather: 'Cloud brightening' won't have effect many are hoping for, scientists say

"By studying cloud formation in the pollution-free skies above the Southern Ocean, scientists were able to identify an inverse relationship between sea salt availability and sulfate aerosols."

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12.04.2020

# New Publications

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Luo, Yiqi, and Shuli Niu. 2020: “Mature Forest Shows Little Increase in Carbon Uptake in a CO2-Enriched Atmosphere.”

Luo, Yiqi, and Shuli Niu. 2020: “Mature Forest Shows Little Increase in Carbon Uptake in a CO2-Enriched Atmosphere.” Nature 580 (April 2020): 191–92. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-00962-0.

‌"Will mature forests absorb enough carbon from the atmosphere to mitigate climate change as levels of carbon dioxide increase? An experiment in a eucalyptus forest provides fresh evidence."

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10.04.2020

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ukcop26.org: COP26 Postponement

"The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19."

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