06.07.2012

# Calls & events

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Job: NERC Exeter Climate Systems (XCS) PhD Studentship in Climate Engineering

Deadline 30.07.2012

PhD position at the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter for CE.

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06.07.2012

# New Publications

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Bellamy, Rob; et al. (2012): Appraising Geoengineering

Bellamy, Rob; Chilvers, Jason; Vaughan Naomi E.; Lenton, Timothy M. (2012): Appraising Geoengineering. In: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research - Working Paper (153), pp. 1–36.

Submitted and under review with WIREs Climate Change - "Appraisals of geoengineering are critically reviewed here for the first time using a systematic literature search and screen strategy. Substantial variability between different appraisals’ outputs originates from usually hidden framing effects relating to contextual and methodological choices."

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02.07.2012

# Calls & events

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Symposium and Performance: Cooling Station (German language)

Symposium, performance, and exhibition, 12.-15.07.2012, Murau/Austria

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In the program of "Regionale12", a festival for art and culture.


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01.07.2012

# Media

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smartplanet: Q&A: The Anthropocene, and the tech that might save humans

"To understand the role of innovation and technology in saving ourselves, SmartPlanet turned to David Biello who has been writing about the environment and energy for nearly 15 years, most recently for Scientific American. David has traveled from China to South Africa to witness first hand humanity’s impact on the globe, and has become an Anthropocene expert."

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28.06.2012

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environmental research web: From forestry to geoengineering, silicate weathering counts

Media response to this paper on enhanced weathering.

"Now research shows how important it is to obtain good estimates of local rock-weathering rates if we are to avoid upsetting these finely balanced natural cycles."

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19.06.2012

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The Conversation: Geoengineering trial cancelled: more regulation needed

Short article with condensed information on the cancellation of SPICE.

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17.06.2012

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The Economist: The vanishing north

On the benefits and risks of the melting Arctic and the considderation of doing CE.

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15.06.2012

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Forschungsquartett: Change the Climate with Geo-Engineering (German language)

Interview with Thomas Leisner (KIT, Karlsruhe).

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08.06.2012

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Reuters: Scientists warn geoengineering may disrupt rainfall

"Large-scale engineering projects aimed at fighting global warming could radically reduce rainfall in Europe and North America, a team of scientists from four European countries have warned."

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06.06.2012

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io9: Could we build a weather machine to stop climate change?

Article on the Hall Weather Machine and the comparison to climate controle.

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