20.02.2012

# New Publications

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Welch, Aaron; et al (2012): Climate engineering: The way forward? (online first)

Welch, Aaron; Gaines, Sarah; Fonseca, Luciano; Marjoram, Tony (2012): Climate engineering: The way forward? In: Environmental Development. (online first)

"The growing debate on geoengineering indicates serious concern for the climate system. ► Global awareness and engagement in developing governance for research is critical. ► Governance structures to ensure responsible transparent research are needed urgently. ► Interdisciplinary research including social and ethical aspects is essential. ► The diversity of Carbon and Solar Geoengineering must be understood separately."

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19.02.2012

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Betz, Gregor; Cacean, Sebastian (2011): The moral controversy about Climate Engineering. an argument map

Betz, Gregor; Cacean, Sebastian (2011): The moral controversy about Climate Engineering. an argument map. Version 2012-02-13. Published by Karlsruhe KIT. Fakultät für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

Newer version of the argumentative map in the scoping study koordinated by Kiel Earth Instiute.

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16.02.2012

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Stafford-Smith, Mark; Russell, Lynn (2012): A resilience view on reframing geoengineering research and implementation

Stafford-Smith, Mark; Russell, Lynn (2012): A resilience view on reframing geoengineering research and implementation. In: Carbon Management 3 (1), S. 23–25. DOI 10.4155/cmt.11.71

Critical view on CE. "Conceptualizing geoengineering as the massive deployment of one or two
technologies is profoundly misleading for charting research priorities."

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14.02.2012

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Urpelainen, Johannes (2012): Geoengineering and global warming: a strategic perspective

Urpelainen, Johannes (2012): Geoengineering and global warming: a strategic perspective. In: Int Environ Agreements. (online first)

"My game-theoretic analysis demonstrates that unilateral geoengineering presents a difficult governance problem if it produces negative externalities in foreign countries. Interestingly, countries may be tempted to reduce emissions now, so as to prevent a harmful geoengineering race in the future."

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14.02.2012

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Weber, N. (2012): Rainmakers, space mirrors and atmospheric vacuums

Weber, Nicholas M. (2012): Rainmakers, space mirrors and atmospheric vacuums: a bibliometric mapping of geoengineering research; in: iConference '12 Proceedings of the 2012 iConference, New York (preliminar publication)
doi 10.1145/2132176.2132320

A linguistic/bibliometric study of CE discourse.

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13.02.2012

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Whyte, Kyle (2012): Indigenours People, Solar Rediation Management, and Consent

Grey literature publication on the indigenous view on SRM.

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27.01.2012

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Partanen, A.-I.; Kokkola, H. (2012): Direct and indirect effects of sea spray geoengineering and the role of injected particle size

Partanen, Antti-Ilari; Kokkola, Harri; Romakkaniemi, Sami; Kerminen, Veli-Matti; Lehtinen, Kari E. J.; Bergman, Tommi et al. (2012): Direct and indirect effects of sea spray geoengineering and the role of injected particle size. In: J. Geophys. Res 117 (D2).. doi:10.1029/2011JD016428 (final paper)

"The aerosol direct effect of sea spray geoengineering is not insignificant - Cloud modification was most efficient when the injected particles were small - There are large uncertainties in the efficiency of sea spray geoengineering"

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26.01.2012

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Schmidt, H.; Alterskjær, K.; et al. (2012): Can a reduction of solar irradiance counteract CO2-induced climate change? – Results from four Earth system models

Schmidt, H.; Alterskjær, K.; Bou Karam, D.; Boucher, O.; Jones, A.; Kristjansson, J. E. et al. (2012): Can a reduction of solar irradiance counteract CO2-induced climate change? – Results from four Earth system models. In: Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss 3 (1), S. 31–72. doi:10.5194/esdd-3-31-2012

" In this study we compare the response of four state-of-the-art Earth system models to climate engineering under scenario G1 of the GeoMIP and IMPLICC model intercomparison projects."

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22.01.2012

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Pongratz, J.; Lobell, D. B.; Cao, L.; Caldeira, K. (2012): Crop yields in a geoengineered climate

Pongratz, J.; Lobell, D. B.; Cao, L.; Caldeira, K. (2012): Crop yields in a geoengineered climate. In: Nature Climate change. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1373

CE technologies of SRM might increase crop yields.

"Crop models predict that recent and future climate change may have adverse effects on crop yields. Intentional deflection of sunlight away from the Earth could diminish the amount of climate change in a high-CO2 world. [...] We find that in our models solar-radiation geoengineering in a high-CO2 climate generally causes crop yields to increase, largely because temperature stresses are diminished while the benefits of CO2 fertilization are retained."

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21.01.2012

# New Publications

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Ebook available for members: Launder/Thompson (2010): Geo-engineering climate change

The book from Launder/Thompson is now available as ebook for members of OnlineBooks.

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