10.10.2014

# New Publications

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Zhang, Zhihua; et al. (2014): Review of Geoengineering Approaches to Mitigating Climate Change

Zhang, Zhihua; Moore, John C.; Huisingh, Donald; Zhao, Yongxin (2014): Review of Geoengineering Approaches to Mitigating Climate Change. In Journal of Cleaner Production. DOI 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.09.076.

"In this paper, we will review and assess technical and theoretical aspects of land-based, atmosphere-based, ocean-based and space-based geoengineering schemes as well as their potential impacts on global climate and ecosystem."

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06.10.2014

# Calls & events

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News Review of Week 41

The news review of calendar week 41 in 2014 is now available here.


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10.08.2014

# New Publications

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Bauman, Susie; et al. (2014): Augmenting the Biological Pump: The Shortcomings of Geoengineered Upwelling

Bauman, Susie; Costa, Matthew; Fong, Michael; House, Brian; Perez, Elena; Tan, Maxine et al. (2014): Augmenting the Biological Pump: The Shortcomings of Geoengineered Upwelling. In: oceanog 27 (3), S. 17–23. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2014.79.

Discussion paper on artificial upwelling. "A recent example is the proposal by theoretical neurobiologist W.H. Calvin (2013) to construct a massive array of push-pull pump systems to enhance the ocean's natural biological pump to sequester atmospheric CO2."

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05.08.2014

# Political Papers

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Deutscher Bundestag (German Parliament): Chances of Climate Engineering controversial

Press release in response to the latest German TA report: Caviezel, Claudio; Revermann, Christoph (2014): Climate Engineering.

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05.08.2014

# Media

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Süddeutsche Zeitung: Ants for climate protection

German media response to Dorn, R. I. (2014) and the effect on olivine weathering.

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04.08.2014

# Media

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the guardian: Geoengineering the Earth's climate sends policy debate down a curious rabbit hole

"Many of the world’s major scientific establishments are discussing the concept of modifying the Earth’s climate to offset global warming"

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02.08.2014

# Media

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New Vision: Small farmers most vulnerable

"But can geo-engineering help farmers to adapt to and mitigate effects of climate change? [...] Are crops and animals adapted to tropical climate in East Africa ready for geo-engineered cooler climate?"

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16.06.2014

# Media

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zocalo: Sorry, Polar Bears: There’s No Quick Fix for Those Melting Glaciers

Commentary to her own piece: Cusack, Daniela F.; et al. (2014). "We Can’t Engineer Our Way Out of Climate Change—But We Can Try to Minimize the Problem Faster Than We Create it"

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15.06.2014

# Media

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Washington Post: We don’t need to think big about climate change. We need to think small

Commentary to her own piece: Cusack, Daniela F.; et al. (2014).

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05.07.2013

# Media

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ejolt: The governonsense of climate engineering

Report of the “The International Governance of Climate Engineering” (28.06., Brussels).

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