Press review for a National Academy Study also funded by the US Central Intelligence Agency as well as NOAA and NASA. The media is responding esp. to the CIA funding. (see read more)
Monat: Juli 2013
Presentation from the Institute for European Studies in Brussels held a Policy Forum on 28 June 2013.
„Politicians reluctant to cut emissions are tempted by an easy fix, but Clive Hamilton, author of the new book Earthmaster, says what we actually need is not less politics in the geoengineering debate—but more.“
„Methods to adjust the planetary thermostat might prove necessary, sparking interest from researchers to government agencies“
Edney, Kingsley; Symons, Jonathan (2013): China and the blunt temptations of geo-engineering: the role of solar radiation management in Chinas strategic response to climate change
Edney, Kingsley; Symons, Jonathan (2013): China and the blunt temptations of geo-engineering: the role of solar radiation management in China’s strategic response to climate change. In The Pacific Review 26 (4), pp. 1–26. DOI 10.1080/09512748.2013.807865.
„This paper assesses the approach that China is likely to adopt towards governance of SRM and the implications this holds for broader international climate negotiations.“
„[…] a truck, about the size of the regular gas truck, having a system of electric steam boiler rather than the tank, to steam away floods, or erosion.“
„What the CIA is actually doing is funding part of a $630,000, 21-month study into the science of modifying the climate, known as geo-engineering.“
Critical article on ecological modernism with CE as an exaple for modern technology. „The concept of ecological modernism, which sees technology as key to solving big environmental problems, is getting a lot of buzz these days“