31.03.2015

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Roads to Paris: Will negative emissions technology get us to 2 degrees?

"Net zero emissions by 2050 makes assumptions about new technologies which may not be realistic - The credibility of Bioenergy & CCS as a climate change mitigation option is unproven - Huge upscaling efforts in BECCS will be needed to get to net negative emissions by 2050"

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20.03.2015

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Shell Blog: Getting to net-zero emissions

On negative emissions/BECCS. "Both of the Shell New Lens scenarios end in a  net zero emissions outcome by the end of the century, but this is within the energy system itself and does not encompass the full range of other sources of CO2 emissions and other long lived greenhouse gases."

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02.12.2014

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Cambridge News: Geoengineering solutions to climate change must go hand in hand with cutting emissions, says Judge Business School lecturer

"Radical geoengineering solutions to climate change could become a necessity as scientists look to reverse the effects of global warming. That's according to Dr Hugh Hunt, a Cambridge academic and member of the SPICE project, which is looking to simulate the cooling effect of volacanos by injecting tiny water particles into the atmosphere, said he was "terrified" of his own technology."

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26.11.2014

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the guardian: Reflecting sunlight into space has terrifying consequences, say scientists

"But ‘geoengineers’ say urgent nature of climate change means research must continue into controversial technology to combat rising temperatures"

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07.11.2014

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Fuglestvedt, Jan S.; et al. (2014): Counteracting the climate effects of volcanic eruptions using short-lived greenhouse gases

Fuglestvedt, Jan S.; Samset, Bjørn H.; Shine, Keith P. (2014): Counteracting the climate effects of volcanic eruptions using short-lived greenhouse gases. In Geophys. Res. Lett., pp. n/a. DOI 10.1002/2014GL061886.

"We show, for the first time, that it may be possible to counteract these climate effects through deliberate emissions of short-lived greenhouse gases, dampening the abrupt impact of an eruption. [...] Unlike the more commonly-discussed geoengineering to mitigate warming from long-lived greenhouse gases, designed emissions to counter temporary cooling would not have the disadvantage of needing to be sustained over long periods."

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28.10.2014

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AMS Press Release: New study finds options for climate change policy are well characterized

Press release to Higgins, P.A.T. (2014): Climate Change Risk Management

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30.09.2014

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The Carbon Brief Blog: How we can make good decisions about geoengineering

"My colleagues and I have been  examining the importance of 'opening up' discussion about geoengineering to alternative options, different perspectives and real world complexity."

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31.08.2014

# New Publications

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Jack Stilgoe (2014): Responsible innovation in geoengineering. Experiment earth. [S.l.]: Routledge.

Jack Stilgoe (2014): Responsible innovation in geoengineering. Experiment earth. Routledge.

Upcoming publication. "This book takes a critical stance on existing assumptions about ethical issues in science, giving students, researchers and the general reader interested in the place of science in contemporary society a compelling framework for future thinking and discussion."

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18.08.2014

# New Publications

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Morrow, David R. (2014): Starting a Flood to Stop a Fire? Some Moral Constraints on Solar Radiation Management

Morrow, David R. (2014): Starting a Flood to Stop a Fire? Some Moral Constraints on Solar Radiation Management. In Ethics, Policy & Environment 17 (2), pp. 123–138. DOI 10.1080/21550085.2014.926056.

"This paper examines the implications of two moral constraints—the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing, and the Doctrine of Double Effect—on this argument for SRM and SRM research."

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26.02.2014

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global post: Geo-engineering guru misled Haida corporation on ocean fertilization: documents

"An American businessman involved in a controversial ocean fertilization experiment off the British Columbia coast misled his Canadian partners about his credentials and is essentially holding the scientific experiment hostage, the man's estranged partners allege in court documents."

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