26.04.2013

# Media

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The Mac Weekly (student newspaper): Geoengineering: Is it time to branch out?

"Students at Macalester and citizens around the world need to get informed and make a conscious effort to think critically about these issues so that they can engage in a citizen-level discussion before the door opens to riskier geoengineering projects."

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28.01.2013

# Political Papers

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World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2013

World Economic Forum (2013): Global Risks 2013. Geneva.

Global risk report with a section of "rough" implementation of CE (iron fertilization example).

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21.11.2012

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Geoengineering: Time for Some Gentle Experimentation

13.12.2012, Washington, DC

"Join RFF for a special event with Thomas C. Schelling, 2005 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, as part of RFF’s 60th anniversary celebration: Resources 2020, a yearlong exploration of how economic inquiry can address future environmental and natural resource challenges."

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29.10.2012

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NY Times: Geoengineering: Testing the Waters

Opinion article by Naomi Klein.

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22.10.2012

# New Publications

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Haqq-Misra, Jacob (2012): An Ecological Compass for Planetary Engineering

Haqq-Misra, Jacob (2012): An Ecological Compass for Planetary Engineering. In: Astrobiology 12 (10), S. 985–997. DOI 10.1089/ast.2011.0796

Comparing CE with planetary engineering/terraforming. "Here we draw on insights from terraforming and environmental ethics to develop a two-axis comparative tool for ethical frameworks that considers the intrinsic or instrumental value placed upon organisms, environments, planetary systems, or space."

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11.10.2012

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Sucking Co2 out of thin air

15.10.2012, Oxford/UK

Seminar with Peter Eisenberg und Graciela Chichilnisky on direct air capture.

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08.10.2012

# Calls & events

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Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly

8.-12.06.2013, Davos/Switzerland

"The International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences IAMAS and the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences IACS, both Associations of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics IUGG, welcome you to the Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly DACA-13 in Switzerland in July 2013." - Symposium A4.4 will be on CE and A1.4 on future climate.

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11.09.2012

# New Publications

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Curvelo, Paula (2012): Exploring the Ethics of Geoengineering through Images

Curvelo, Paula (2012): Exploring the Ethics of Geoengineering through Images. In: The International Journal of the Image 2 (2), pp. 177–198.

Narrative analysis of CE discourse. "It is hoped that this paper will contribute to an understanding of the potential of visual narrative research, while also considering the ethical issues in scientific and technological developments."

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05.09.2012

# Media

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ClimateCentral: Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ To Halt Hurricanes

"The hurricane-stopping technique is a smaller-scale version of an idea Latham and others have proposed to slow global warming all over the planet. "

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24.07.2012

# Calls & events

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Job: Post-doc Opportunity: Innovative Solutions to the Energy/Carbon/Climate Problem

Post-doc projects at Carnegie Institution Department of Global Ecology on the Stanford campus.

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