24.08.2020

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Gosnell, Hannah; et al. (2020): Climate change mitigation as a co-benefit of regenerative ranching: insights from Australia and the United States

Gosnell, Hannah; Charnley, Susan; Stanley, Paige (2020): Climate change mitigation as a co-benefit of regenerative ranching: insights from Australia and the United States. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20200027. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2020.0027.

"In this paper, we explore principles and practices associated with the larger enterprise of ‘regenerative ranching’ (RR), which includes managed grazing but infuses the practice with holistic decision-making. We argue that this broader approach is appealing due to a suite of ecological, economic and social benefits, making climate change mitigation an afterthought, or ‘co-benefit’."

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24.08.2020

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vonHedemann, Nicolena; et al. (2020): Forest policy and management approaches for carbon dioxide removal

vonHedemann, Nicolena; Wurtzebach, Zachary; Timberlake, Thomas J.; Sinkular, Emily; Schultz, Courtney A. (2020): Forest policy and management approaches for carbon dioxide removal. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20200001. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2020.0001.

"We explore how the utilization of different policy tools shapes our ability to use forests to mitigate and adapt to climate change and consider the challenges of policy mixes and integration, taking a close look at three areas of international forest policy, including the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and voluntary carbon offset markets."

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24.08.2020

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Shrum, Trisha R.; et al. (2020): Behavioural frameworks to understand public perceptions of and risk response to carbon dioxide removal

Shrum, Trisha R.; Markowitz, Ezra; Buck, Holly; Gregory, Robin; van der Linden, Sander; Attari, Shahzeen Z.; van Boven, Leaf (2020): Behavioural frameworks to understand public perceptions of and risk response to carbon dioxide removal. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20200002. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2020.0002.

"In this paper, we review behavioural decision theory and discuss how public reactions to CDR will be different from and more complex than that implied by rational choice theory."

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24.08.2020

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Schmelz, William J.; et al. (2020): Total cost of carbon capture and storage implemented at a regional scale: northeastern and midwestern United States

Schmelz, William J.; Hochman, Gal; Miller, Kenneth G. (2020): Total cost of carbon capture and storage implemented at a regional scale: northeastern and midwestern United States. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20190065. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2019.0065.

"We model the costs of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in subsurface geological formations for emissions from 138 northeastern and midwestern electricity-generating power plants."

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24.08.2020

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Buck, Holly Jean (2020): Should carbon removal be treated as waste management? Lessons from the cultural history of waste

Buck, Holly Jean (2020): Should carbon removal be treated as waste management? Lessons from the cultural history of waste. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20200010. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2020.0010.

"This paper looks at the historical evolution of solid and liquid waste regimes to draw lessons for the future evolution of a gaseous waste regime. It finds that social decisions to clean up solid and liquid waste were driven by both culture and industry."

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24.08.2020

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Taillardat, Pierre; et al. (2020): Climate change mitigation potential of wetlands and the cost-effectiveness of their restoration

Taillardat, Pierre; Thompson, Benjamin S.; Garneau, Michelle; Trottier, Karelle; Friess, Daniel A. (2020): Climate change mitigation potential of wetlands and the cost-effectiveness of their restoration. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20190129. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2019.0129.

"Here, we conducted a meta-analysis on wetland carbon dynamics to (i) determine their impact on climate using different metrics and time horizons, (ii) investigate the cost-effectiveness of wetland restoration for climate change mitigation, and (iii) discuss their suitability for inclusion in climate policy as negative emission technologies."

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24.08.2020

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Dowell, Glen; et al. (2020): Rooting carbon dioxide removal research in the social sciences

Dowell, Glen; Niederdeppe, Jeff; Vanucchi, Jamie; Dogan, Timur; Donaghy, Kieran; Jacobson, Rory et al. (2020): Rooting carbon dioxide removal research in the social sciences. In Interface Focus. 10 (5), p. 20190138. DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2019.0138.

"As the need for rapid, effective and successful CDR has only increased since that time, we argue that CDR researchers from across the spectrum must come together in ways that simultaneously address the technical, social, political, economic and cultural elements of CDR development, commercialization, adoption and diffusion if the academy is to have a material impact on climate change in the increasingly limited window we have to address it."

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24.08.2020

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Jones, Andy; et al. (2020): North Atlantic Oscillation response in GeoMIP experiments G6solar and G6sulfur: why detailed modelling is needed for understanding regional implications of solar radiation management

Jones, Andy; Haywood, Jim M.; Jones, Anthony C.; Tilmes, Simone; Kravitz, Ben; Robock, Alan (2020): North Atlantic Oscillation response in GeoMIP experiments G6solar and G6sulfur: why detailed modelling is needed for understanding regional implications of solar radiation management. In Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. DOI: 10.5194/acp-2020-802. (in review)

"Proposed SRM schemes aim to increase planetary albedo to reflect more sunlight back to space and induce a cooling that acts to partially offset global warming. Under the auspices of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparion Project, we have performed model experiments whereby global temperature under the high forcing SSP5–8.5 scenario is reduced to follow that of the medium forcing SSP2–4.5 scenario."

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24.08.2020

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Rickels, Wilfried; et al. (2020): Who turns the global thermostat and by how much?

Rickels, Wilfried; Quaas, Martin; Ricke, Kate; Quaas, Johannes; Moreno-Cruz, Juan; Smulders, Sjak (2020): Who turns the global thermostat and by how much? In Energy Economics, p. 104852. DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2020.104852.

"We set up a quantitative model to analyze efficient levels of SRM deployment against the climatic and economic background conditions projected by the various Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) baseline scenarios for the year 2050."

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24.08.2020

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Robrecht, Sabine; et al. (2020): Potential of future stratospheric ozone loss in the mid-latitudes under climate change and sulfate geoengineering

Robrecht, Sabine; Vogel, Bärbel; Tilmes, Simone; Müller, Rolf (2020): Potential of future stratospheric ozone loss in the mid-latitudes under climate change and sulfate geoengineering. In Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. DOI: 10.5194/acp-2020-747.

"We investigate the likelihood for the occurrence of heterogeneous chlorine activation and its impact on ozone in the lowermost stratospheric mixing layer between tropospheric and stratospheric air above central North America (30.6–49.6° N, 72.25–124.75° W) in summer for conditions today, at the mid and at the end of the 21st century."

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