16.01.2020

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Newsweek: Smoke from Australia fires has now reached the stratosphere, NASA says

"Smoke from the devastating bushfires in Australia has traveled so high it has reached the stratosphere—the second major layer of Earth's atmosphere. It has also completed a full circuit around the world, arriving back in the skies over the country where it was produced, according to NASA."

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07.01.2020

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Mother Jones: We Need a Massive Climate War Effort—Now

"This is everybody’s least favorite idea: massive engineering projects to cool down the Earth if it turns out we can’t reduce carbon emissions."

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06.01.2020

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Benner, Ann-Kathrin; et al. (2019): Violent Climate Imaginaries: Science-Fiction- Politics

Benner, Ann-Kathrin, Delf Rothe, Sara Ullström, and Johannes Stripple (2019): Violent Climate Imaginaries: Science-Fiction- Politics. Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg. https://ifsh.de/file/publication/Research_Report/191218_IFSH_Research_Report_Web.pdf.

"In their research report, Benner and colleagues study how violent imaginaries of climate change are produced and how they spread in the fields of science, popular culture and politics. Furthermore, they discuss to what extend imaginaries of climate change can exert forms of violence themselves."

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14.10.2019

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The Times: The climate crisis: can we fix it?

"Cities are clogged with young protesters crying “Extinction!” Greta Thunberg spits out “How dare you?” at the ruling classes and the complacent old. How dare we sell the futures of young people for our cars, our planes, our meat and our addiction to economic growth? Next weekend, unsurprisingly, there will be a conference in London about new forms of mental illness: climate anxieties and depression."

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02.10.2019

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The Guardian: Bad ancestors: does the climate crisis violate the rights of those yet to be born?

"Our environmental vandalism has made urgent the question of ethical responsibilities across decades and centuries."

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18.04.2015

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Sillmann, Jana; et al. (2015): Climate emergencies do not justify engineering the climate

Sillmann, Jana; Lenton, Timothy M.; Levermann, Anders; Ott, Konrad; Hulme, Mike; Benduhn, François; Horton, Joshua B. (2015): Climate emergencies do not justify engineering the climate. In Nature Climate change 5 (4), pp. 290–292. DOI 10.1038/nclimate2539.

"Current climate engineering proposals do not come close to addressing the complex and contested nature of conceivable 'climate emergencies' resulting from unabated greenhouse-gas emissions."

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30.03.2015

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Horton, J. B. (2015): The emergency framing of solar geoengineering: Time for a different approach

Horton, J. B. (2015): The emergency framing of solar geoengineering: Time for a different approach. In: The Anthropocene Review. DOI: 10.1177/2053019615579922.

"Solar geoengineering has been proposed as a possible response measure in the event of a ‘climate emergency’. Scientific evidence for climate emergencies in the form of tipping points, however, is contested and unsettled."

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03.10.2014

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swissinfo.ch: Manipulating climate to fight global warming

"So why not use technology to change the climate artificially? swissinfo.ch asks some Swiss scientists about the pros and cons."

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06.06.2014

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Moosdorf, Nils; et al. (2014): Carbon dioxide efficiency of terrestrial enhanced weathering

Moosdorf, Nils; Renforth, Phil; Hartmann, Jens (2014): Carbon dioxide efficiency of terrestrial enhanced weathering. In Environ. Sci. Technol. 48 (9), pp. 4809–4816. DOI 10.1021/es4052022.

"We budget potential CO2 sequestration against associated CO2 emissions to assess the net CO2 removal of terrestrial enhanced weathering."

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06.05.2014

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CEC14: Online Video Series

"Here, you will be able to find short interviews (3-4 min) with members of the research community on key challenges and topics of investigation in the science and governance of climate engineering."

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