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C2G2 encourages a broad societal debate on geoengineering, and strives to include a diversity of views and approaches in its events. This may sometimes lead to interventions being contested. C2G2 does not necessarily endorse or support the opinions stated by its presenters, and welcomes an open discussion of their merits.

C2G Update: Nature-based Solutions, the UN, & the IPCC Reports, with Janos Pasztor

Janos Pasztor speaks to Alex Woodson for Global Ethics Weekly, a podcast produced by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. In this podcast, Janos speaks about the role of the UN in his work and climate change more generally, governance challenges relating to nature-based solutions, and how to deal with climate change fatigue.

Emerging climate technologies. Panacea or poison? – Radio New Zealand

What are the technical fixes to address the climate crisis? Could they help fend off some of the worst impacts of climate change, or could they undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Janos Pasztor speaks with Kathryn Ryan of Radio New Zealand on governing emerging climate technologies.

Difficult decisions – MIT podcast

Janos Pasztor and Laur Hesse Fisher from MIT’s TILClimate podcast discuss the difficult decisions facing society on carbon dioxide removal and solar radiation modification.

Rethinking the Governance of Solar Geoengineering

C2G2 and Chatham House co-hosted an event on 21 February on “Rethinking the Governance of Solar Geoengineering”, featuring:

Ana Maria Kleymeyer, Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development Goals
Professor Douglas MacMartin, Cornell University
Janos Pasztor, Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative
Chair: Peter Betts, Chatham House

Faith Communities and Climate Engineering

Cynthia Scharf speaks about the role that faith communities can play in education and advocacy about geoengineering governance. This video was originally produced for GreenFaith’s COP24 event entitled “Playing God? Multi-Faith Responses to the Prospect of Climate Engineering.”

An introduction to climate geoengineering – GreenFaith and C2G2

A joint webinar with GreenFaith and C2G2, featuring:

· Drew Jones, Climate Interactive
· Dr. Mark Lawrence, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies
· Cynthia Scharf, Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative
· Dr. Forrest Clingerman, co-editor, Theological and Ethical Perspectives on Climate Engineering

Janos Pasztor Address at Arizona State University

With the world’s first known, outdoor experiment of solar geoengineering planned later this year, the head of the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2), Janos Pasztor, urged governments to create effective guardrails for these powerful, emerging technologies. Pasztor addressed Arizona State University on April 6, 2018.

People Will Blame Geoengineering for the Weather

Prof. Paul Nightingale of the Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, UK warns that geoengineering governance needs to take account of people blaming solar geoengineering for adverse weather.

The Military Dimension of Geoengineering

Major-General Munir Muniruzzaman of the Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies says militaries need to advise politicians on the security dimensions of geoengineering.

Can we Refreeze the Arctic? Geoengineering Governance

Guest Clip / Panel Discussion on November 13, 2017 (COP23), featuring Janos Pasztor (C2G2), Hugh Hunt (University of Cambridge), Matthias Honegger (IASS-Potsdam & Perspectives), and hosted by Stuart Scott (United Planet Faith and Science Initiative)

Broadening the Solar Geoengineering Conversation

Peter Frumhoff, a lead author of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, talks about expanding the conversation around solar geoengineering to the general public, to establish informed consent.


Engaging Faith Communities

Laura Hartman, who studies the intersection of religion and the environment at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, explains how religious people should have a voice in decisions about geoengineering.

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