19.05.2014

# Media

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WGC Blog: Advancing Transnational Governance of Geoengineering Research – Guest Post – Alex Hanafi and Andy Parker

"The scientific, ethical, political, and social implications of SRM research are necessarily global. Discussions about governance of SRM research should be as well."

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13.05.2014

# New Publications

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Harrison, Roy; Hester, Ron (Eds.) (2014): Geoengineering of the Climate System

Harrison, Roy; Hester, Ron (Eds.) (2014): Geoengineering of the Climate System. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry. DOI 10.1039/1465-1874

"Following on from “Carbon Capture” (volume 29 in this series), Geoengineering of the Climate System presents an overview of the technologies currently being considered as large scale solutions to climate change, and considers some of the possible benefits and disadvantages of each."

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07.05.2014

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WGC Blog: Olaf Corry, Open University – Climate Engineering and the Contraption Fallacy

"Antonio Gramsci’s motto was to practice pessimism of the intellect but optimism of the will. Viewing climate engineering as a megaproject would make for a more hard-headed place from which to assess its varied forms."

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03.05.2014

# New Publications

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Rayner, Steve (2014): To Know or Not to Know? A Note on Ignorance as a Rhetorical Resource in Geoengineering

Rayner, Steve (2014): To Know or Not to Know? A Note on Ignorance as a Rhetorical Resource in Geoengineering Debates (CGG Working Papers, 010).

"[M]y purpose is to explore theimplications of this disagreement for the sociological study of ignorance and for some of theories and models current in the field."

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22.04.2014

# Calls & events

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News Review of Week 17

The news review of calendar week 17 in 2014 is now available here.


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14.04.2014

# Media

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BBC News: UN dilemma over 'Cinderella' technology

"The world's leading climate scientists are considering a plan to remove carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere in an effort to stem global warming."

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14.04.2014

# Political Papers

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IPCC: Fifth Assessment Report (AR5)

Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) online.

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09.04.2014

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WGC Blog: Bob Olson: A Venture Into Geoengineering

Ideas on CE by Bob Olson. "He asked me, not because I had any special expertise in the subject, but because I didn’t. He wanted someone without any obvious biases to take a fresh look at the subject."

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08.04.2014

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the guardian: IPCC report proposes sucking carbon out of the air as climate fix

"Technique of burning biomass then pumping released carbon underground included in leaked draft from UN climate panel"

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27.02.2014

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Häggström hävdar Blog: David Keith Wrote a Helpful Book on Geo-Engineering

Swedish review of David Keith Book "A Case for Climate Engineering".

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