04.02.2021

# New Publications

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Kolbert, Elizabeth (2021): Under a white sky

Kolbert, Elizabeth (2021): Under a white sky. First edition. New York: Crown.

"In Under a White Sky, Elizabeth Kolbert takes a hard look at the new world we are creating. Along the way, she meets biologists who are trying to preserve the world’s rarest fish, which lives in a single tiny pool in the middle of the Mojave; engineers who are turning carbon emissions to stone in Iceland; Australian researchers who are trying to develop a “super coral” that can survive on a hotter globe; and physicists who are contemplating shooting tiny diamonds into the stratosphere to cool the earth."

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02.02.2021

# New Publications

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Seddon, Nathalie; et al. (2021): Getting the message right on nature-based solutions to climate change

Seddon, Nathalie; Smith, Alison; Smith, Pete; Key, Isabel; Chausson, Alexandre; Girardin, Cécile et al. (2021): Getting the message right on nature-based solutions to climate change. In Glob Chang Biol. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15513.

"Here, we discuss the promise and pitfalls of the NbS framing and its current political traction, and we present recommendations on how to get the message right."

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27.01.2021

# Media

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The Washington Post: Planting crops - and carbon, too

"President Biden says farmers can adopt agricultural methods that help fight climate change. Maryland farmer Trey Hill has been trying."

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27.01.2021

# New Publications

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Dai, Zhen; et al. (2021): Elicitation of US and Chinese expert judgments show consistent views on solar geoengineering

Dai, Zhen; Burns, Elizabeth T.; Irvine, Peter J.; Tingley, Dustin H.; Xu, Jianhua; Keith, David W. (2021): Elicitation of US and Chinese expert judgments show consistent views on solar geoengineering. In Humanit Soc Sci Commun 8 (1), pp. 1–9. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-020-00694-6.

"We performed face-to-face interviews using formal expert elicitation methods with 13 US and 13 Chinese climate experts randomly selected from IPCC authors or supplemented by snowball sampling. We compare their judgments on climate change, SG research, governance, and deployment."

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18.01.2021

# Media

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American Bar Association: Seeing the Forest for the Trees?: The Role of Afforestation and Reforestation in Combating Climate Change

"In recent years, there has been increasing discussion of the potential role of afforestation and reforestation in addressing climate change by effectuating the removal of large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere."

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18.01.2021

# Media

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University College London: Hacking glaciers may slow sea level rise finds new study 15 January 20

"Glacier-hacking approaches could potentially slow their contribution to sea level rise - giving coastal communities more time to retreat."

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21.12.2020

# New Publications

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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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18.12.2020

# Media

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Global Newswire: Vow ASA : A breakthrough solution in the fight against climate change

"Vow ASA´s pyrolysis technology converts sludge, organic waste, and other types of biomass into biocarbon and biogas."

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14.12.2020

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The Spectator: Putting the North at the heart of a green industrial revolution

"And now the North can again be at the forefront – this time of a green industrial revolution that will protect and create jobs, helping to restore communities and level-up the country, while advancing UK global leadership in vital new technologies that will be needed around the world to combat the climate crisis."

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14.12.2020

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Grist: What if net-zero isn’t enough? Inside the push to ‘restore’ the climate

'“Hitting net-zero is not enough,” they wrote in a letter published in the Guardian last month. Instead, the group behind the letter, a youth-led organization called Worldward, urges the world to rally around a different goal, one they call “climate restoration.”'

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