18.12.2020

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Keutsch Group at Harvard: Press Release: SCoPEx Statements

"The SCoPEx research team has asked the independent SCoPEx Advisory Committee to review our plans for a proposed platform test in Sweden in June 2021. This test would not be the experiment itself, but rather a test of the SCoPEx platform without the release of any particles."

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18.12.2020

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Science: Geoengineers inch closer to Sun-dimming balloon test

"For years, the controversial idea of solar geoengineering—lofting long-lived reflective particles into the upper atmosphere to block sunlight and diminish global warming—has been theoretical. It’s starting to get real: Today, after much technical and regulatory wrangling, Harvard University scientists are proposing a June 2021 test flight of a research balloon designed to drop small amounts of chalky dust and observe its effects."

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18.12.2020

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Global Policy Journal: Could Climate Interventions Slow the Melting of the Cryosphere?

"The ice sheets, sea ice and permafrost provide little direct economic benefit to nation states, despite their importance for Arctic indigenous peoples. But they do provide extremely important features that enable the present climate to operate as humankind has grown used to."

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18.12.2020

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mint: Exxon holds back on technology that could slow climate change

"Carbon capture can make money for oil giants, and scientists say we need it. Is the industry willing to invest enough?"

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18.12.2020

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Global Newswire: Vow ASA : A breakthrough solution in the fight against climate change

"Vow ASA´s pyrolysis technology converts sludge, organic waste, and other types of biomass into biocarbon and biogas."

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18.12.2020

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Euractiv: ‘Net zero’ climate targets? Read the fine print

"The worldwide effort to prevent Earth from becoming an unlivable hothouse is in the grips of “net zero” fever."

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18.12.2020

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GreenBiz: Dear Joe Biden: Please make the most of bipartisan support for carbon removal

"The corporate focus on supporting carbon removal solutions — natural or tech-engineered — has intensified this year, particularly across companies from the food, consumer products and technology sectors. Things are guaranteed to heat up even more in 2021, given the rare bipartisan support this idea seems to enjoy on Capitol Hill."

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18.12.2020

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Canadian Biomass: Wood pellets: the gateway to innovation for BC’s bioenergy sector

"As a clean, renewable and responsible source of fibre, wood pellets are the gateway to the future of innovation in B.C.’s bioenergy sector."

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18.12.2020

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resilience: UNEP: Net-zero pledges provide an ‘opening’ to close growing emissions ‘gap’

"The recent net-zero pledges by major emitting countries and the potential for a “green recovery” from the Covid-19 pandemic “presents the opening” for the world to close the growing “gap” between existing commitments and what is needed to limit global warming to meet the Paris Agreement goals."

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16.12.2020

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Electronics Weekly: UKSA’s National Space Innovation Programme funds 21 UK organisations

"The UK government is investing £7 million, via the National Space Innovation Programme, in 21 UK organisations working on innovative space technologies."

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