24.06.2019

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Solarify: Geoengineering. New danger for the ozone hole (German)

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24.06.2019

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E&E News: GEOENGINEERING. Could experiments in the sky enlarge the ozone hole?

"Countries that form a working group for the Montreal Protocol are expected to begin debating a proposal to examine the risks and benefits of geoengineering next month in Bangkok. These are solutions that might help cool an overheated planet if global efforts to reduce human-caused greenhouse gas emissions fall short."

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24.06.2019

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Prospect: Why geoengineering isn’t the solution to the climate crisis

"The idea of hacking the planet to make climate change go away has been around for quite some time. Embraced early on by neocons and the alt-right seeking a solution that would allow the planet to be trashed without consequences, it is becoming increasingly mainstream, with suggested solutions including manipulating cloud patterns and removing carbon from the air."

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24.06.2019

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MIT Technology Review: Carbon farming is the hot (and overhyped) tool to fight climate change

"A growing number of farmers are exploring the potential of capturing and storing greater amounts of carbon dioxide in soil as a way to combat climate change."

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24.06.2019

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The Guardian: Can planting billions of trees save the planet?

"When Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing a precipice. Trees can stop us going over the edge."

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24.06.2019

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Clean Technica: Climeworks Starts Paid Carbon Dioxide Removal

"Switzerland-based Climeworks is now allowing anyone in the world the opportunity to turn their travel emissions into stone."

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24.06.2019

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Call for Abstracts: Marine-based management of atmospheric carbon dioxide and ocean acidification

Deadline: 31. July 2019

"Ocean biology, chemistry and physics play a central role in naturally controlling oceanic/atmospheric COlevels. To avoid major global climate impacts and ocean acidification, reducing COemissions is no longer sufficient; COremoval from the ocean/atmosphere system is now also required. This session will explore ways of restoring, enhancing, and augmenting naturally-occurring marine processes for regulating oceanic and atmospheric COand ocean acidity levels. Specific examples include, but are not limited to: Blue Carbon, macrophyte introduction, aquaculture, permaculture, nutrient enrichment, marine BECCS, enhanced weathering, alkalinity addition, enhanced upwelling/downwelling, and chemical or physical seawater COstripping, conducted at local to global scales. In addition to technical aspects, presentations on the economic, regulatory, policy, geopolitical, governance, legal and ethical implications of the preceding are also invited."

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24.06.2019

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Shz.de: New debate: the comeback of the CO2 permanent repository (German)

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19.06.2019

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Ecologist: Climate restoration

"Nick Breeze, journalist and organiser of the Cambridge Climate Lecture Series, interviews Professor Sir David King, who served as Cheif  Science Advisor to the British Government under Prime Minsters' Blair, Brown, Cameron, and May. He has recently set-up the Centre for Climate Repair Cambridge to accelerate global efforts to avoid climate disaster."

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19.06.2019

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Forbes: Capitalism vs Climate Change: The Venture Capitalists' Perspective

"Earlier this year, Carbon Engineering – the innovative firm that sequesters atmospheric carbon dioxide using “Direct Air Capture” technology – raised $68 million from a consortium of investors."

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