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Book Launch: Geoengineering, the Anthropocene and the End of Nature

July 23, 2019 4:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Jeremy Baskin (University of Melbourne). Book Launch: Geoengineering, the Anthropocene and the End of Nature.   This event, hosted by the Melbourne School of Government, is to celebrate and launch a new book by Jeremy Baskin, titled ‘Geoengineering, the Anthropocene and the End of Nature’. Jeremy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Melbourne School of Government. The book, published by Palgrave, will be launched by Prof. Robyn Eckersley, Professor of Politics in the School of Social and Political Science. The book takes a critical look... View Article

Dr Anita Talberg – Governing geoengineering sustainably

February 4, 2019 11:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Geoengineering is the technofix to climate change – a complex, contentious and high-stakes proposal that, in the absence of credible long-term global emissions reduction, cannot be overlooked. Anita’s PhD project adopts a sustainability perspective within which scenarios are often used in the management of long-term, complex, and uncertain issues. It investigates how a scenario exercise can inform sustainable geoengineering governance in Australia. This seminar provides an overview of the thesis and a detailed view of one chapter in which a... View Article

Regional adaptions can cool heat extremes by up to 2-3°C

April 1, 2018 12:07 am Published by Comments Off on Regional adaptions can cool heat extremes by up to 2-3°C

New research published in Nature Geoscience has found that climate engineering that modifies the properties of the land surface in highly populated areas and agricultural areas over North America, Europe and Asia could reduce extreme temperatures there by up to 2-3°C.