04.03.2012

# Calls & events

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Conference summary: Experimenting with our climate (Oxford)

"Communications officer, Julia Banfield, outlines her ‘take-aways’ from the panel discussion, The hopes and hazards of climate intervention technologies."

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03.03.2012

# Media

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A Prosperous Way Down Blog: Thinking Like a System about Climate Science

Blog article with some common and some interesting/new ideas on CE. Many citations.

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03.03.2012

# Media

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Public Service Europe: Geoengineering: quick climate fix or dangerous meddling?

Article on CE in gerneral. "Large-scale geoengineering could play a key part in tackling global warming but disputes over its viability and potential impact on the environment, and the lack of international regulation, means it is still unclear what role it will play"

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03.03.2012

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Oxford Martin School Blog: Phil Renforth: Red mud disaster brings carbon capture clue

Phil Renforth: Red mud disaster brings carbon capture clue

"An environmental disaster that occurred in Hungary in 2010 could lead to a new way of removing carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere. Phil Renforth, James Martin Fellow at the Oxford Geoengineering Programme, explained how it works to Pete Wilton."

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03.03.2012

# New Publications

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Gunther, Marc (2012):Suck It Up: How capturing carbon from the air can help solve the climate crisis, Kindle Edition

Gunther, Marc (2012):Suck It Up: How capturing carbon from the air can help solve the climate crisis, Kindle Edition

"In particular, we ought to take a close look at a set of emerging technologies that are designed to capture carbon dioxide from the air. Backers of these technologies, which are sometimes called direct air capture of CO2, say, with good reason, that they shouldn’t be thought of as geoengineering."

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Link (Gunther's Blog, where you may reade the introduction)


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03.03.2012

# Media

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Video on the paper MacMynowski, D. G.; et al (2011), Can we test geoengineering?

MacMynowski, D. G., H.-J. Shin, K. Caldeira, and D.M. Keith (2011), Can we test geoengineering?, Energy & Environmental Science, 2011.

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03.03.2012

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Video on the paper Pongratz, J.; et al. (2012): Crop yields in a geoengineered climate

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

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Link to the paper on climate-engineering.eu


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03.03.2012

# Calls & events

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Call for papers (second call): US Biochar Conference 2012 + Registration Now Open

Deadline for abstracts (second call) 10.03.2012

Abstract with 200-300 words on use of biochar or related research. Link

Registration is now open. Link


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02.03.2012

# Media

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hr2 kultur: Geo-engineering - a new Megalomania? (German language)

German radio broadcast on CE. "Wissenschaftler sollen Technologien erforschen, die das Klima beeinflussen und die Erwärmung aufhalten können. Was bis vor kurzem noch wie Science Fiction klang, wird von Fachleuten inzwischen ernsthaft unter den Schlagworten Geo-Engineering oder Climate Engineering erörtert."

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02.03.2012

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Video on the paper Ricke; et al. (2011): Effectiveness of stratospheric solar radiation management as a function of climate sensitivity

Video on the paper:
Katharine L. Ricke, Dan Rowlands, William J. Ingram, David W. Keith and M. Granger Morgan.(2011). Effectiveness of stratospheric solar radiation management as a function of climate sensitivity. Nature Climate Change, 2: 92-96. (full paper)

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