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DfG-Filmproduktion zu Climate Engineering mit Andreas Oschlies und Nadine Mengis

http://www.dfg.de/webapps/klimataucher/#/de/vier_fragen_zum_klima/klimamanipulation_klimasteuerung

New Publication

Ellias Y Feng (冯玉铭), David P Keller, Wolfgang Koeve and Andreas Oschlies (2016): Could artificial ocean alkalinization protect tropical coral ecosystems from ocean acidification? In: Environmental Research Letters, vol. 11, no. 7, http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074008/meta

Retreat Impressions

First SPP 1689 retreat of the 2nd phase.

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First SPP 1689 Retreat of the 2nd Phase

14-16 June 2016, Kloster Haydau / Morschen

(project presentations, discussion of action items for the 2nd phase, setting of cross-project topics)

New Publications

Mengis, Nadine; et al. (2016): Assessing climate impacts and risks of ocean albedo modification in the Arctic. In Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, vol. 121, 3 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/2015JC011433/abstract

Merk, Christine; Pönitzsch, Gert; Rehdanz, Katrin (2016): Knowledge about aerosol injection does not reduce individual mitigration efforts. In: Environmental Research Letters, vol. 11, no. 5 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054009/meta

Start of 2nd phase

Start of 2nd phase of SPP 1689, May 2016.

Project composition here

Lange Nacht der Forschung in Klagenfurt

Die Lange Nacht der Forschung ist der größte Forschungsevent Österreichs. An der Alpen-Adria-Universität und im Lakeside Science & Technology Park werden 74 Stationen und zahlreiche spannende Highlights geboten.

Das Institut für Technik- und Wissenschaftsforschung der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt ist mit einem Stand zum Thema Climate Engineering im Rahmen des SPP 1689 vertreten.

Link zur Website

Lange Nacht der Forschung: CE-Video zur auf youtube: Kann man den Klimawandel reparieren?

Workshops with Prof. Dr. Klaus Keller

13th and 14th April 2016

'Metrics in the context of Climate Engineering'
'Uncertainty Quantification in the context of Climate Engineering'

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New SPP 1689 Publications

  • //// Science to public /// not reviewed /// german:
    Bauer, Stefanie; Matzner, Nils (2016): Zeit, Demokratie und ClimateEngineering. In Zeitpresse (Winter 15/16), pp. 32–34. download here

SPP1689 at the AGU Fall Meeting

Greetings from our SPP 1689 representatives at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco (December 14-18,
2015) at the »Research in Germany« Booth.

Vortrag von Prof. Andreas Oschlies an der TU München

Climate Engineering – Notoperation gegen den Klimawandel

Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Andreas Oschlies, GEOMAR (Helmholtz Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel), presentation in german

16.12.2015, 19:30-21:00 Uhr
im
Hörsaal 2750, Hauptgeb. der TUM (Arcisstr. 21)

Lesen Sie mehr auf der Seite der TU Müchen

German documentary on CE including interviews with the SPP 1689

http://www.zdf.de/ZDFmediathek#/beitrag/video/2609994/Operation-Erdklima

SPP 1689 Workshop Report

SCENARIOS ON STRATOSPHERIC ALBEDO MODIFICATION DEPLOYMENT IN 2030

Link to online version.

New SPP 1689 Publications

Quaas J. (2015): Approaches to Observe Anthropogenic Aerosol-Cloud Interactions. In Curr Clim Change Rep 1 (4), pp. 297–304. DOI: 10.1007/s40641-015-0028-0 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40641-015-0028-0/fulltext.html

Mengis, N., Keller D., Eby, M. and Oschlies, A.: Uncertainty in the response of transpiration to CO2 and implications for climate change,  2015 Environ. Res. Lett. 10 094001, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094001 http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/9/094001

Aswathy, V. N., Boucher, O., Quaas, M., Niemeier, U., Muri, H., Mülmenstädt, J., and Quaas, J.: Climate extremes in multi-model simulations of stratospheric aerosol and marine cloud brightening climate engineering, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 9593-9610, DOI:10.5194/acp-15-9593-2015, 2015. http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/9593/2015/acp-15-9593-2015.html

Infographic

Is Climate Engineering an option to prevent climate change?

There are many central open questions: Infographic. More downloads for your information under MEDIA.

SPP 1689 Climate Engineering Research Conference // July 2015

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 7th-10th of July  2015 / Read more in our blog

or see some impressions here

New SPP 1689 Publications

Saxler, Barbara; Siegfried, Jule; Proelß, Alexander (2015): International liability for transboundary damage arising from stratospheric aerosol injections. In Law, Innovation and Technology 7 (1), pp. 112–147. DOI 10.1080/17579961.2015.1052645.
Link to PDF

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Kreuter; Judith (2015): Technofix, Plan B or Ultima Ratio? A Review of the Social Science Literature on Climate Engineering Technologies. Oxford University, Institute of Science, Innovation and Society (Occasional Paper Series, 2).
Link to PDF

Heyen, Daniel (2015): Five Essays in the Economics of Climate Engineering, Research, and Regulation under Uncertainty. Dissertation. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg. Economy and Social Sciences.
Link to PDF

Science and Responsibility

Leaflet with impressions from the analysis of the SPP 1689 within the sub-project SciPol (german).

New SPP 1689 Publications

Ilyina, T. (2015). The combined effects of changes in ocean chemistry, biology, and hydrodynamics on alkalinity. Nova Acta Leopoldina NF, 121(No. 408 - Deglacial Changes in Ocean Dynamics and Atmospheric CO2)
Link to PDF

Ferrer-Gonzalez, Miriam; Ilyina, Tatiana (2015): Mitigation Potential, Risks, and Side-Effects of Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement. In Nova Acta Leopoldina 121 (408), pp. 275–278.
"The novelty of our research relies on the fact that none of previous studies have addressed this topic with a fully coupled Earth system model of such a level of complexity. Fully coupled set-ups (versus box-models or forced subsystems) hold the potential of revealing new features within the Earth system dynamics."
Link to PDF

FOSSIL FUELS IN A TRILLION TONNE WORLD
Vivian Scott, R. Stuart Haszeldine, Simon F. B. Tett, Andreas Oschlies
Nature Climate Change 5, 419-423 (2015), doi:10.1038/nclimate2578
Link to nature.com

Sillmann, J.; et al. (2015): Climate emergencies do not justify engineering the climate
"Current climate engineering proposals do not come close to addressing the complex and contested nature of conceivable 'climate emergencies' resulting from unabated greenhouse-gas emissions."
Link to Nature Climate Change

Niemeier, U.; Timmreck, C. (2015): What is the limit of stratospheric sulfur climate engineering?
"The injection of sulfur dioxide (SO2) into the stratosphere to form an artificial stratospheric aerosol layer is considered as an option for solar radiation management. The related reduction in radiative forcing depends upon the amount injected of sulfur dioxide but aerosol model studies indicate a decrease in forcing efficiency with increasing injection magnitude."
Link to Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Matzner, Nils (2015): Engineering the Climate. Politik und Planung der Klimaintervention. In Matthias Koch, Christian Köhler, Julius Othmer, Andreas Weich (Eds.): Planlos! Zu den Grenzen von Planbarkeit. 1st ed. Paderborn: Fink, Wilhelm, pp. 165–179.
German book chapter on climate engineering and its implications and problems of planning.
Link (researchgate.net)

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Harnisch, Sebastian; Uther, Stephanie; Böttcher, Miranda (2015): From 'Go Slow’ to ‘Gung Ho’? Climate Engineering Discourses in the UK, the US, and Germany. In Global Environmental Politics 15 (2), pp. 57–78. DOI 10.1162/GLEP_a_00298
Link to mitpressjournals

Merk, Christine et al., Exploring public perceptions of stratospheric sulfate injection.
Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-014-1317-7
Link to Springer Climatic Change

Scenario workshop Hamburg

Follow-up to the Kassel retreats breakout sessions:
I Development of Assessment Metrics
III Integrative Approaches to Risk / Technology Assessment
&
Scenario workshop (PhD students only)

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Uncertainty as a challenge for science

Uncertainty as a challenge for science – natural-, human- and social-sciences perspectives
Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus der TU Darmstadt // 2nd - 4th  March 2015

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New Publication

V. N. Aswathy et al. (2014): Climate extremes in multi-model simulations of stratospheric aerosol and marine cloud brightening climate engineering

Read more on our news portal www.climate-engineering.eu

Discourse Workshop

Discourse Workshop for PhD Students in the SPP 1689
Thursday, 4th and Friday, 5th of December 2014 in Heidelberg

The workshop for PhD students of the SPP discussed various approaches to discourses of Climate Engineering.

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SPP Retreat 2014

Our 2nd SPP-CE-Retreat had taken place 7-8 of July 2014 in Kassel.

Focus of our 2nd SPP-Retreat was on the progress reports of the individual SPP sub-projects, and discussion of further steps on how to achieve our interdisciplinary goals to enable an assessment of Climate Engineering.

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PhD retreat Kassel

PhD retreat Kassel & workshop on interdisciplinary communication

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Summer School on CE 2014 July 28 - Aug 1

Fifth Interdisciplinary Summer School on Climate Engineering
Why do researchers disagree about Climate Engineering?
Heidelberg, July 28 – Aug 1, 2014

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Session at AGU Fall Meeting 2014

San Francisco, 15–19 December 2014 // Session no. 1795

Conveners: Piers Forster (University of Leeds), Ben Kravitz (PNNL); Hauke Schmidt (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology) and Simone Tilmes (NCAR)

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Kiel: Kulturnacht am Blücher

Freitag 6.6. / 20:30 Uhr / Autowerkstatt Köppl & Sohn, Esmarchstr. 29, Kiel

Climate Engineering als Notoperation gegen den Klimawandel!
Müssen wir gezielt in das Klima eingreifen?
Veranstaltung im Rahmen der von Schülern der Kieler Hebbelschule organisierten „Kulturnacht am Blücher”:
Kombination aus Informationsvortrag und Diskussionen mit und innerhalb der Zuschauer. Den Zuschauern werden dazu Rollen zugeteilt von Akteuren die weltweit vom Klimawandel betroffen sind.
Vortragende waren Prof. Andreas Oschlies (GEOMAR), Carola Kniebes (IFW) und Christian Baatz (CAU), begleitet von Martin Behrens (Schulprogramm SPP1689).

Lecture Barben

Prof. Dr. Daniel Barben, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt

'Responsibility' and 'Uncertainty' in the Climate Engineering Discourse of Science and Policy Making: Preliminary Results of the Research Project CE-SciPol (DFG Priority Programme 1689)

20 May 14, Tuesday / 10:30- 12:00 h / Venue: GEOMAR westshore building, lecture hall / Düsternbrooker Weg 20 / 24105 Kiel

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Climate CoLab

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Center for Collective Intelligence has just launched its Climate CoLab for 2014. (climatecolab.org)

This year it includes a contest where participants can propose a solution to the question: "How can research into geoengineering be governed to limit its environmental and political risks?"

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014

Vienna | Austria | 27 April – 02 May 2014
Sessions with members of the SPP 1689:

Geoengineering the climate: the way forward?

Panel discussion with

  • Ken Caldeira (Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution)
  • Andreas Oschlies (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel)
  • Mark Lawrence (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam)
  • Paul Quinn (School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University)
  • Krishna Kumar Kanikicharla (Coordinating Lead Author, IPCC Working Group I)

Thu, 01 May, 15:30–17:00 | Room Y1

 

The fate of added alkalinity in model scenarios of ocean alkalinization

Talk by Miriam Ferrer González and Tatiana Ilyina, Wed, 30 Apr, 11:30–11:45 | Room Y2

Publication About Climate Engineering in “Nature Communications”

Researchers at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have now studied with computer simulations the long-term global consequences of several “Climate Engineering” methods. The study is published in the international journal “Nature Communications”.

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Link to Nature Communications

Modelling Workshop Hamburg January 2014

Impressions and agenda

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PhD Retreat und Training

First annual PhD retreat and training, 22. – 24.09.2013 in Plön

Agenda and impressions

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Kickoff Meeting Impressions

Priority Programme 1689 "Climate Engineering" kickoff-meeting | Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities | 06|03|20013

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