30.05.2012

# Calls & events

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Conference: The Oxford Summer School on Geoengineering Research

Call for Applications, Deadline ends tomorrow: 01.06.2012

"Research into proposed geoengineering techniques and the governance issues associated with them is gaining attention in academia and beyond.  This summer school will provide early career researchers with information on the current state of developments in the field  and with a focus on communicating research to the public and to policy-makers."

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25.05.2012

# New Publications

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[Nature editorial] (2012): A charter for geoengineering

[Nature editorial] (2012): A charter for geoengineering. In: Nature 485 (7399), p. 415. doi:10.1038/485415a

On the SPICE 'desaster'. "A controversial field trial of technology to mitigate climate change has been cancelled, but research continues. A robust governance framework is sorely needed to prevent further setbacks."

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08.05.2012

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Job: Part-time Project Manager for Biochar

Deadline 18.05.2012

The International Biochar Inititive (IBI) is looking for a part-time project manager.

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13.04.2012

# Political Papers

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Convention on Biological Diversity: Impacts of Climate-Related Geoengineering on Biological Diversity

Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical an Technological Advice

Sixteenth meeting, Montreal, 30 April-5 May 2012, Item 7.3 of the provisional agenda

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14.03.2012

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International Summer School “bio:char crossroads”

Summer School 09. - 16.09.2012

"The multi-talented biochar is one of the world's fastest growing research topics. The 1st International Biochar Summer School “bio:char crossroads” offers excellent young scientists from around the world a valuable means of information exchange and professional development. It will be a highly productive event with good opportunities for networking with senior scientists and peers in the field of biochar. The main topics of the Summer School are: biochar production, feedstock availability, system integration, biochar characterization, and soil effects of biochar."

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21.02.2012

# Media

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La Via Campesina: Reclaiming our future: Rio +20 and Beyond

La Via Campesina, the international peasants' organization struggling against global capitalism, has called for governments to impose a complete ban on all geoengineering activities at the upcoming Rio+20 conference. La Via Campesina is a charter member of the HOME anti-CE campaign, along with the ETC Group, Biofuelwatch, and other groups.

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29.11.2011

# Projects

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stiftung neue verantwortung: Geoengineering

German project for better communication and reflection on climate politics and CE.

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28.11.2011

# Media

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ZDF: The controversial plan B

German television news on CE in general.

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03.11.2011

# Calls & events

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Uni-Hamburg: Einladung zum Pressegespräch am KlimaCampus

10. November 2011, um 14.00 Uhr

Klima-Intervention als Sicherheitsrisiko? Forscher beraten über Folgen von Geo-Engineering

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10.03.2010

# Political Papers

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The Regulation of Geoengineering: Fifth Report of Session 2009–10

From the House of Commons - Science and Technology Commitee: Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence.

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