C2G authors, commissions, collaborates, and catalyzes high-quality content and publications to raise awareness, build understanding and stimulate discussion in support of its mission. Follow the links below to download (in multiple languages): policy briefs, evidence briefs, technical briefs, reports, infographics, supported papers, contributions, and workshop and conference reports.
10 Aug 2021 Briefing Note: Solar Radiation Modification in the IPCC AR6 WGI (中文) (Français) (Español)
25 Mar 2021 Stratospheric Aerosol Injection and its Governance (中文) (Français) (Español)
23 Sep 2019 Governing Nature-Based Solutions to Carbon Dioxide Removal (中文) (Español) (Français)
Concise 1-2 page summaries covering various Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) and Solar Radiation Modification (SRM) topics and identifying key governance issues for consideration by policymakers.
23 August 2021 Direct Air Carbon Dioxide Capture & Storage (DACCS)
2 August 2021 Climate-altering Approaches and the Arctic
2 Mar 2021 Carbon Dioxide Removal and its Governance
More lengthy resources summarising key literature relating to CDR and SRM and its governance, comprehensive, independently peer-reviewed and referenced content.
Resources providing technical analysis and insight into specific themes relating to CDR and SRM governance.
11 Feb 2021 Governing large-scale carbon dioxide removal: are we ready? – an update (Executive Summary) (中文) (Français) (Español)
2 Feb 2019 Geoengineering: the need for governance
25 May 2018 Carbon Removal and Solar Geoengineering Icons
1 Oct 2017 Governing Carbon Removal
Comprehensive resources addressing specific topical and policy-relevant themes relating to CDR and SRM governance produced by C2G in collaboration with external authors.
24 Jun 2020 What is governance?
15 May 2019 Teaser cards
1-page graphical resources summarising key information and insights into various themes relating to CDR and SRM governance.
12 July 2021 Current understanding of the potential impact of CDR approaches on SDGs in selected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (Landing Page) (Full Report) (SPM – English) (SPM – Español) (SPM – Français)
25 April 2021 Introduction to the Special Issue: ‘Governing Climate-altering Approaches’ Janos Pasztor and Nicholas Harrison, Global Policy
Resources commissioned from external authors addressing topical and policy-relevant themes relating to CDR and SRM governance.
15 July 2021 A risk-risk assessment framework for Solar Radiation Modification Nicholas Harrison, Janos Pasztor, and Kai-Uwe Barani Schmidt, EPFL International Risk Governance Center (IRGC)
6 July 2021 Climate-altering approaches thematic page UN ESCAP SDG Helpdesk
6 July 2021 Carbon Dioxide Removal E-Learning page UN ESCAP SDG Helpdesk
6 July 2021 Solar Radiation Modification E-Learning page UN ESCAP SDG Helpdesk
2 May 2021 Solar Radiation Modification and its implications for the Sustainable Development Goals Nicholas Harrison, UN-IATT report for the STI Forum 2021
26 Jan 2021 Start the Earth System Governance that Integrates “Climate-Altering Technologies” Janos Pasztor, World Scientific
25 Nov 2020 Science for global net-zero: Updates on science and enhancing understanding to accelerate mitigation and adaptation UNFCCC’s twelfth meeting of the research dialogue (2020)
30 Sep 2020 Governance is Essential to Manage the Risks of Solar Radiation Modification Cynthia Scharf, The Wilson Center and Adelphi
Jun 2020 International Governance Issues on Climate Engineering EPFL International Risk Governance Center (IRGC)
Feb 2019 Cool idea or hi-tech madness? The World Today
Dec 2018 Understanding Risk: A Conversation on Geoengineering World Bank
Nov/Dec 2018 It’s Smart Risk Management and a Political Investment Cynthia Scharf, The Environmental Forum
Nov 2018 Governance of the Deployment of Solar Geoengineering Harvard Project on Climate Agreements
1 Apr 2018 C2G2 Input to the Talanoa Dialogue
8 Dec 2017 The Need for Governance of Climate Geoengineering Janos Pasztor, Ethics & International Affairs
6 Nov 2017 As U.S. Congress debates geoengineering, cutting emissions must come first Janos Pasztor, Thomson Reuters Foundation
21 July 2017 How to govern geoengineering Janos Pasztor, Cynthia Scharf, and Kai-Uwe Schmidt; editorial for Science
6 June 2017 Time for a Global Discussion on Climate Geoengineering Janos Pasztor, Brink
25 April 2017 Rules for Geoengineering the Planet Janos Pasztor, MIT Technology Review
7 Mar 2017 Towards governance frameworks for climate geoengineering Janos Pasztor, Global Challenges Foundation
30 Sept 2016 Briefing on Climate Engineering Janos Pasztor, Simon Nicholson, and David Morrow; C2G2 & FCEA
C2G contributions to other external resources including reports, media articles and publications.
Workshop and Conference Reports
6 Jul 2018 Side-event on Climate-related Geoengineering: Research, Governance and the 2050 vision
Reports from conferences, workshops and other events convened, co-convened by or featuring C2G.