10.01.2013

# New Publications

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Gardiner, Stephen M. (2013): The Desperation Argument for Geoengineering. (final)

Gardiner, Stephen M. (2013): The Desperation Argument for Geoengineering. In: APSC 46 (01), pp. 28–33. DOI doi:10.1017/S1049096512001424

"Some argue that geoengineering by desperate nations would be justified, and that the developed nations ought to aid them through research on how to do it. In this paper, I explore two interpretations of such arguments and find them wanting. I also argue that, whether or not geoengineering by the desperate would be justified, focusing on justification alone obscures important aspects of the ethics of geoengineering. "

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20.12.2012

# Media

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The Economist: Atmospheric governance

Media response to Weitzman (2012).

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17.10.2012

# Calls & events

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4th CE-newsletter available

The fourth climate engineering newsletter is available here.


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16.08.2012

# New Publications

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Klepper, Gernot; Rickels, Wilfried (2012): The Real Economics of Climate Engineering

Klepper, Gernot; Rickels, Wilfried (2012): The Real Economics of Climate Engineering. In: Economics Research International, pp. 1–20.

New calculation with formerly unknown costs. "Whereas Barrett was mostly focusing on the cost of running CE measures, we point out that several determinants of overall economic cost like price or external effects are not yet sufficiently accounted for and that the question of dynamic efficiency is still unresolved."

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18.06.2012

# Media

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InformationNigeria.org: Some CDR Geoengineering technologies will delight Africa

"Unhappy Africa –- for no climate change deal yet — will find this interesting when deployed on ground as a means to reduce CO2 in the atmosphere. Introducing this to Africa –- usually upbeat about striking new technologies –- will see majority embrace geoengineering moderately."

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17.04.2012

# Calls & events

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Panel Discussion: Can we fix the climate? (Norwegian language)

17.04.2012, Universitetsplassen i Oslo

Debate in the CICERO center for climate science in Norwegian language.

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27.02.2012

# Media

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Geoengineering Politics Blog: Environmental Audit Committee Hearing in the UK

Short report on the "Protecting the Arctic" hearing.

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