October 2020

08.10.2020

# Political Papers

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Roeyer, Hannah; et al. (2020): Funding trends: Climate change mitigation philanthropy

Roeyer, Hannah; Ahmad, Muniba; Fox, Meagan; Menon, Surabi (2020): Funding trends: Climate change mitigation philanthropy. ClimateWorks Global Intelligence.

"ClimateWorks Global Intelligence provides insights to support climate funders in building and executing transformative climate strategies. As part of this service, ClimateWorks tracks the landscape of philanthropic giving for climate change mitigation."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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Podcast: Nori: Carbon Removal Newsroom: Carbon removal's biggest bill to date? The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act passes the House

"A panel show by Nori where guests discuss current events from the world of carbon removal."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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Financial Review: Carbon capture grabs policymakers' attention

"This year might be remembered as the year that carbon capture and storage (CCS) took a step backwards to go several steps forwards."

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08.10.2020

# New Publications

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McKinley, Galen A.; et al. (2020): External Forcing Explains Recent Decadal Variability of the Ocean Carbon Sink

McKinley, Galen A.; Fay, Amanda R.; Eddebbar, Yassir A.; Gloege, Lucas; Lovenduski, Nicole S. (2020): External Forcing Explains Recent Decadal Variability of the Ocean Carbon Sink. In AGU Advances 1 (2). DOI: 10.1029/2019AV000149.

"Here, we use an idealized upper ocean box model to illustrate that two external forcings are sufficient to explain the pattern and magnitude of sink variability since the mid‐1980s."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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Bellona: European Parliament votes to defend honest accounting within the EU Climate Law

"The European Parliament brings back clear emissions reduction obligations to the table and upholds the environmental integrity of the EU Green Deal for upcoming negotiations with the Council and Commission."

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08.10.2020

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Euractiv: Now is the time for an honest conversation about carbon dioxide removal

"The topic is developing rapidly, and some important guidelines must be set when it comes to how carbon removal is governed."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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Bloomberg: Carbon-Sucking Bionic Weeds Are New Front in Climate Change War

"By genetically engineering these weeds to grow unusually deep with hefty root structures, rich in an impermeable corklike polymer called suberin, Chory and her team at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies are attempting to vastly increase the amount of carbon dioxide each of these plants sucks out of the air and buries underground."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies: The uncertain future of negative emission technologies

"Wim Carton, researcher at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, explains what these technologies are about, and why the promises of these technologies makes us less likely to reduce our emissions, and ultimately distract us from the near-term solutions that we need to implement right now."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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The House: The House LiveAll As the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world, sector growth is critical to the UK As the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world, sector growth is critical to the UK By Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midland

"Going further than net-zero, the UK concrete and cement industry has launched a roadmap to become net negative by 2050, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year."

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08.10.2020

# Media

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MIT Technology Review: Asbestos could be a powerful weapon against climate change (you read that right)

"Scientists are exploring ways to use mineral waste from mines to pull huge amounts of carbon dioxide out of the air."

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