19.07.2021

# New Publications

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Batres, Maya; et al. (2021): Environmental and climate justice and technological carbon removal

Batres, Maya; Wang, Frances M.; Buck, Holly; Kapila, Rudra; Kosar, Ugbaad; Licker, Rachel et al. (2021): Environmental and climate justice and technological carbon removal. In The Electricity Journal 34 (7), p. 107002. DOI: 10.1016/j.tej.2021.107002.

"In this paper we map dimensions of environmental and climate justice that stakeholders and communities will need to consider -- from local to global scales. Mapping issues is a step towards developing frameworks to undertake CDR in an environmentally just way."

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28.06.2021

# Media

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Progressive International: Holly Jean Buck: How to Decolonize the Atmosphere

"Carbon removal discussions often start with a bunch of mind-bending numbers: Curbing warming to 1.5°C relies upon removing 100–1000 billion tons (or gigatons, Gt) from the atmosphere over the course of this century, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."

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21.06.2021

# New Publications

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Kortetmäki, T. (06142021): 1. Food justice, food security, and climate engineering

Kortetmäki, T. (06142021): 1. Food justice, food security, and climate engineering. In Hanna Schübel, Ivo Wallimann-Helmer (Eds.): Justice and food security in a changing climate. EurSafe 2021. Fribourg, Switzerland, 24-26 June, 2021. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 25–30.

"This chapter provides the contextual outline and introduction to the keynote talk on climate engineering, food security, and justice. Instead of summarising the talk as a whole, the chapter focuses on introducing the background research that is essential for constructing arguments with relation to the topic."

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24.05.2021

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The Arctic Institute: Sámi Council resistance to SCoPEX highlights the complex questions surrounding geoengineering and consent

"The Council’s objections first address solar geoengineering as a whole, highlighting the uncertainty and the risks of its implementation. They specifically underscore the consequences of abrupt cessation, suggesting that this could lead to a ‘termination shock’ that would trigger a dramatic temperature rise."

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28.04.2021

# New Publications

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Lovera‐Bilderbeek, Simone; Lahiri, Souparna (2021): Addressing power imbalances in biosequestration governance

Lovera‐Bilderbeek, Simone; Lahiri, Souparna (2021): Addressing power imbalances in biosequestration governance. In Glob Policy 12 (S1), pp. 57–66. DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12882.

"The paper will explore to what extent theoretical concepts like rights‐based approaches have been able to address these conflicts and power imbalances, and whether more profound changes in governance systems are required to ensure equitable implementation of CDR."

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08.03.2021

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C2G Guest Post: The opportunity to root carbon removal in equity and justice

"As we progress down carbon removal pathways, it is critical to better understand how these solutions not only address emissions but a myriad of social, environmental, and economic outcomes as well."

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13.01.2021

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Civil Eats: Does Regenerative Agriculture Have a Race Problem?

"BIPOC farmers and advocates say the latest trend in agriculture is built on an age-old pattern of cultural theft and appropriation."

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28.12.2020

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Carbon180: We’re bringing environmental justice to the forefront of our work

"Fundamentally rethinking carbon — and our approach to carbon removal."

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16.12.2020

# Media

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The Intercept: After George Floyd, Carbon Capture Tech Tiptoes Into Racial Justice

"How national police protests and the Green New Deal pressured carbon capture leaders on equity."

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05.10.2020

# Calls & events

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Call for Abstracts: Critical Geographies of Geoengineering (AAG 2021)

Deadline: 20. October 2020

"This session aims to bring together broad perspectives in critical geography to examine the emergence of geoengineering technologies."

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