Climate change and geoengineering

Dr Stefan Schӓfer on 'The Logic and Controversies of Geoengineering'

In May 2017 InSIS visitor, Dr Stefan Schӓfer, was interviewed for an episode of Professor Myanna Dellinger's "Global Energy & Environmental Law Podcast". In this podcast, titled 'The Logic and Controversies of Geoengineering', Stefan presented his views on the pros and cons of the ever-controversial, but, in his view, also promising aspects of climate geoengineering.

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Steve Rayner on climate change and engineering a cooler planet

In May 2015, InSIS Director Steve Rayner presented two seminars as part of the Oxford Martin School Seminar Series 'Creating a climate for change: what's at stake in global climate negotiations'. Both of these sessions are now available to view online.

'Top-down or bottom-up: getting traction on climate change.'
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'Engineering a cooler planet: Could we? Should we?'
Presented in collaboration with Prof Richard Darton, Co-director of the Oxford Geoengineering Programme at the Oxford Martin School.
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Hopes and fears: why people disagree about how to tackle climate change

On 12 February 2015, Dr Rob Bellamy presented as part of the Oxford Martin School Seminar Series 'Creating a climate for change: what's at stake in global climate negotiations'. His presentation, 'Hope and fears: why people disagree about how to tackle climate change', is now available to view online
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Geoengineering Research: Where Next?

On 26 November 2014 three climate geoengineering projects funded by RCUK - Climate Geoengineering Governance (CGG), the Integrated Assessment of Geoengineering Proposals (IAGP), and Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering (SPICE) held a joint dissemination day at the Royal Society in London entitled 'Geoengineering Research: Where Next?'. The presentations from that day are now available on YouTube, including one by InSIS Director Professor Steve Rayner. See here>

 

Geo-engineering: Climate fixes 'could harm billions'

On 26th November 2014 Professor Steve Rayner was quoted as part of a BBC News article, written by BBC News Science editor David Shukman, titled 'Geo-engineering: Climate fixes 'could harm billions'.
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Climate Engineering Conference (CEC14)

The CEC14 conference took place on 18-21 August 2014 in Berlin and Rayner contributed to the panel discussion on 'The Past Decade of Climate Engineering Research', the lunchtime discussion on 'Will Climate Engineering Unduly Hinder Emissions Reductions? Discussing the "Moral Hazard"', and the session on 'Climate Emergency: Science, Framing, and Politics'.
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Rayner on NBC News on carbon dioxide removal

April 2014: Following the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability), Rayner was quoted on NBC News. Read it here >

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