05.03.2014

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Los Angeles Times: Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky

"Scientists backed by the government and Bill Gates are studying schemes such as sunlight-blocking particles and giant carbon vacuums to halt climate change."

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20.12.2013

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New York Times: Engineering the Climate – Colbert’s ‘All-Chocolate Dinner’

Short post on Stephen Colbert's conversation with David Keith.

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30.11.2013

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the guardian: Climate science: can geoengineering save the world?

"Climate professors Mike Hulme and David Keith go head to head over whether climate engineering could provide a solution to climate change"

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27.11.2013

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Scientific American: Starting then Stopping Geoengineering Could Dangerously Accelerate Climate Change

Media response to Jones, et al. (2013). "Starting then Stopping Geoengineering Could Dangerously Accelerate Climate Change."

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08.11.2013

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Madson Pirie: Different geo-engineering proposals are designed to use technology to redress any possible global warming

The founder of the Adam Smith Society on CE.

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17.10.2013

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Ochen Challenge Mitigating ACidification Impacts

"The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation awarded the $10,000 top prize of the Paul G. Allen Ocean Challenge to Dr. Ruth D. Gates from the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Dr. Madeleine van Oppen from the Australian Institute of Marine Science for their idea to increase the resilience of critical and highly vulnerable coral reef ecosystems"

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11.08.2013

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Zürn, Michael; Schäfer, Stefan (2013): The Paradox of Climate Engineering

Zürn, Michael; Schäfer, Stefan (2013): The Paradox of Climate Engineering. In Global Policy, pp. n/a. DOI 10.1111/gpol.12004.

" We find a paradox of climate engineering, which consists in the circumstance that exactly those technologies that are capable of acting fast and effectively against rising temperatures at comparatively low costs, are also the technologies that are likely to create the greatest amount of social and political conflict."

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09.08.2013

# New Publications

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Buck, Holly Jean (2013): Climate engineering: spectacle, tragedy or solution? A content analysis of news media framing

Buck, Holly Jean (2013): Climate engineering: spectacle, tragedy or solution? A content analysis of news media framing. In Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe, Benjamin Stephan (Eds.): Interpretive approaches to global climate governance. Deconstructing the greenhouse. New York: Routledge (Interventions), pp. 166–181.

Content analysis of media discourse.

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25.06.2013

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Clean Energy Project: Is it possible to filter CO2 out of ambient air? (German)

German news report of the PIK study Kriegler, Elmar; et al. (2013).

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07.06.2013

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DFG Priority Programme: News from the Kick-off-Meeting

Summary and pictures from the Kick-off-Meeting (3./4.06. in Berlin) of the German Science Foundation (DFG) Priority Programme "Climate Engineering - Risks, Challenges, Opportunities".

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