Just in: a proposal for a UNEP expert review of #Geoengineering technologies and their governance has been withdrawn at #UNEA4 . No consensus possible. If governments can't agree on a geoeng report, seems unlikely they will ever agree if/how to deploy... or not. Déjà vu, anyone?
GEOETHICS MEDAL 2019: Call for Nominations
The Geoethics Medal rewards scientists who have distinguished themselves in applying/favouring/assuring ethical approaches in the geoscience research and practice. Nominations should be submitted by 31 July 2019:
Listen to geoengineering scholar Jane Flegal and FCEA Academic Working Group on Climate Engineering Governance member Prakash Kashwan discuss geoengineering on an episode of the podcast, Flash Forward! @flashforwardpod https://t.co/bZchZrZz7v
New paper from @FHBBiermann & @InaMoller puts some numbers on the well-known and important problem of underrepresentatiom of the Global South in discussions of climate engineering: https://t.co/33pE8meTWr
A range of experts comment on the proposed Swiss resolution on "geoengineering and its governance" which is being considered at the 4th United Nations Environment Assembly. See what these experts have to say in the Forum's latest blog post.