28.12.2020

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Triple Pundit: Carbon Removal, Not Only Offsetting, Will Ensure Businesses Reach Net Zero

"The growth in net zero pledges has created unprecedented interest in carbon removal strategies – and interest in what viable and scaled markets for carbon might look like."

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28.12.2020

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Carbon180: We’re bringing environmental justice to the forefront of our work

"Fundamentally rethinking carbon — and our approach to carbon removal."

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22.12.2020

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Brent, Kerryn (2020): Marine geoengineering governance and the importance of compatibility with the law of the sea

Brent, Kerryn (2020): Marine geoengineering governance and the importance of compatibility with the law of the sea. In Jan McDonald, Jeffrey McGee, Richard Barnes (Eds.): Research Handbook on Climate Change, Oceans and Coasts. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited (Research Handbooks in Climate Law Ser), pp. 442–461.

"This chapter considers the extent to which UNLCOS may influence the development of new international law rules for marine geoengineering."

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22.12.2020

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SilverLining: U.S. Climate Policy Must Address Near-Term Climate Risk: SilverLining's Recommendations To The Biden-Harris Administration

"Scientists—here in the U.S. and internationally—have suggested that one of the most promising ways to reduce warming within a few years (or less) lies in one of the ways that nature can cool the Earth: increasing the reflection of sunlight from the atmosphere, or "solar climate intervention" (SCI)."

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22.12.2020

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Tech Crunch: New stimulus bill includes $35.2 billion for new energy initiatives

"Congress is also approving a $447 million research and development program for large-scale commercial carbon dioxide removal projects — with a $100 million carve out grant for direct air capture competition at facilities that capture at least 50,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually."

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22.12.2020

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C2GTalk: An interview with Ambassador Elizabeth Thompson Are we going to be at the table when climate-altering approaches are considered?

"Island peoples may well consider climate-altering approaches, like carbon dioxide removal and solar radiation modification, because of the existential threat posed by climate change, said Ambassador Elizabeth Thompson during a C2GTalk interview. One of the main challenges, in her view, is how to ensure that the most vulnerable will have a seat at the table when these approaches are considered."

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21.12.2020

# Calls & events

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Newsletter of Week 52 of 2020

The newsletter of calendar week 52 of 2020 is now available here.


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21.12.2020

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climateworks Foundation: Decarbonizing long-haul aviation requires permanent solutions with real climate benefits

"Ambitious airline commitments in direct air capture are needed but they must lead to clear reductions in the use of fossil fuels."

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21.12.2020

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IndyStar: Op-ed: A trillion trees to fight climate change sounds nice. Here's what it misses

"Indiana's two Republican senators, Todd Young and Mike Braun, recently joined colleagues Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, and Angus King, a Maine Independent, to introduce the Trillion Trees and Natural Carbon Storage Act."

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21.12.2020

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Princeton University (2020): Net-Zero America. Potential Pathways, Infrastructure and Impacts

Princeton University (2020): Net-Zero America. Potential Pathways, Infrastructure and Impacts.

"Princeton University’s research across the spectrum of environmental issues is making pivotal contributions to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance and innovation."

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