16.11.2011

# Calls & events

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Job: Research Fellowship in Planetary System Science and Climate Engineering

Deadline 18.12.2011

"The European Space Agency's Advanced Concepts Team (www.esa.int/act) is
looking for a highly motivated young researcher in the field of advanced renewable
energy systems, with good analytical and communicational skills and an excellent
aptitude for teamwork."

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30.10.2011

# New Publications

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Buck, Holly (2011): Climate Engineering in the New Media Landscape

Buck, Holly (2011): Climate Engineering in the New Media Landscape: Culture, Power, and Climate Control. Lund University. Lund. Online at http://www.lu.se/o.o.i.s?id=19464&postid=1940495, link checked 31.10.2011.

Discourse analysis on popular media with respect to power relations.

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28.10.2011

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Volodin et al. (2011): Simulation of climate change induced by injection of sulfur compounds into the stratosphere

Volodin, E. M.; Kostrykin, S. V.; Ryaboshapko, A. G. (2011): Simulation of climate change induced by injection of sulfur compounds into the stratosphere. In: Izv. Atmos. Ocean. Phys 47 (4), S. 430–438. DOI: 10.1134/S0001433811040116

Modeling sulfate aerosols in the stratosphere.


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24.10.2011

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Mercer et al (2011): Public understanding of solar radiation management

Mercer, A. M.; Keith, David W.; Sharp, J. D. (2011): Public understanding of solar radiation management. In: Environ. Res. Lett 6 (4), S. 44006.

Llarge-scale international survey of public perception of solar radiation management (SRM).

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21.10.2011

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Fortbildung: Climate Engineering: Können wir den Klimawandel durch Eingriffe in das Klimasystem verlangsamen?

Friday, 11. November 2011, in DLR Oberpfaffenhofen/Germany

A training/education on CE of the German Meterological Society.

The event is held in German.


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20.10.2011

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MacMynowski et al: Can we test Geoengineering?

Douglas G. MacMynowski, David W. Keith, Ken Caldeira and Ho-Jeong Shin: Can we test geoengineering?  Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, Advance Article.

DOI: 10.1039/C1EE01256H

 

Article on the possibility of testing SRM.

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06.10.2011

# Media

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taz: Warnung vor den Klima-Klempnern

EN Article on SPICE Project and German BMBF research.

"A report has now steamed up discussions about the real use of various technologies to fight climate change. There are many opinions, no real evidence."

DE Artikel über das SPICE Projekt und die deutsche BMBF Studie.

"Ein Gutachten befeuert nun Diskussionen über den tatsächlichen Nutzen von verschiedenen Technologien gegen den Klimawandel. Meinungen gibt es viele, Belege kaum."


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03.10.2011

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NewScientist: Would-be geoengineers must listen to the public

Opinion according to the SPICE project. "It is no surprise that a proposed test of a climate engineering technology has raised hackles despite being environmentally benign"


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01.10.2011

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nachrichten.at: Was der Erde Kühlung bringt

EN Introductive press article on CE in general.

DE "Riesige Sonnenschirme im All, Verdunkelung der Erde durch künstliche Vulkanausbrüche, Düngung der Ozeane zur Vermehrung der Algen: So abenteuerlich klingen die Vorschläge des UN-Klimarates (IPCC) für gezielte technische Eingriffe gegen den Klimawandel."


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19.09.2011

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Letters: I hope we never need geoengineering, but we must research it

Article on needs for more and better information on the pros and cons. Government and scientists need more research to achieve better information.

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