Integrating physical, engineering and social sciences to construct a framework for assessing effectiveness and side effects of geoengineering proposals.

"As far as climate mitigation goes, it doesn't have to be either/or"

Prof Piers Forster comments on a new study that states that "as far as climate change goes, the gas that truly matters is carbon dioxide". Read his comments in this 'Scientific American' article.

Nem Vaughan's Geoengineering Explainer in The Guardian

IAGP's Nem Vaughan provides an 'explainer' to geoengineering in The Guardian in this new article.

New briefing! Views about geoengineering: Key findings from public discussion groups

We're launching a new briefing that outlines the key findings our from public discussion groups. This briefing was written by Adam Corner, and draws on the findings of our team of researchers, based on work that has been carried out since the start of our project. This briefing can be found here.

Prof. Nicholas Pidgeon awarded an MBE

Congratulations to Professor Nick Pidgeon who has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his services to climate change awareness and energy security policy.

Read about Nick's reaction here, and find out more about his work as part of IAGP here.

Like artificial trees? The effect of framing by natural analogy on public perceptions of geoengineering

A new article published in the Climatic Change journal by IAGP researchers Adam Corner & Nick Pidgeon explores how the linguistic terms used to describe new technologies have powerful effects on the way in which they are perceived by the general public.

Prof. Andy Ridgwell comments on geoengineering on BBC News website

Andy Ridgwell (Professor of Earth System Modelling at the University of Bristol and IAGP member) comments on geoengineering as part of the BBC's coverage of the release of the new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the mitigation of climate change.

Read the coverage here.


Piers Forster: Home truths on fighting climate change

Piers Forster asks us to consider our place in fighting climate change, and suggests some methods of lowering our carbon footprint in The Yorkshire Post.


Small scale biochar for developing nations: a triple win situation…?

Jayne Windeatt discusses the possible benefits of integrating small scale biochar systems in the developing world in a Virgin Earth Challenge blog.


Springer Thesis Prize Awarded to Cat Scott

IAGP Affiliated Postgraduate Researcher Cat Scott has been awarded a Springer Thesis Prize for her PhD thesis "The biogeochemical impacts of forests and the implications for climate-change mitigation".

UK Floods: "Can we talk about climate change now?" - Adam Corner in the Guardian

IAGP researcher Adam Corner examines the opportunities for communicating climate change in the aftermath of the recent floods across the UK in his recent article in the Guardian.

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