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Negative emission technologies

Strategies for mitigating climate change today include plans for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through “Negative Emissions Technologies” (NETs).

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The Intervention of Climate Science

Is climate science changing the Earth? We would normally want to answer no. A science merely represents and does not intervene. Representation comes first and may or may not be followed by intervention, because intervention is a choice.

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The European Union and seabed mining

The destruction suffered across Europe due to centuries of conquests and wars, particularly those that were inflicted during the second world war, eventually gave birth to a strong desire to foster peace and mutual benefit across the borders of th

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Social Performance

Sustainability transformations in the energy industry, a key sector in the race to a zero-carbon economy in the Anthropocene, are still being largely understood from a technological standpoint.

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Precautionary Approach

The debate on how to evaluate and manage risks focuses on three major strategies: (Renn O. EMBO Rep 8:303–305, 2007, Renn O. Risk governance. Coping with uncertainty in a complex world. Earthscan, London, 2008a; Stirling A.

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Resilience

Policy advice for dealing with major crises has focussed on two concepts: resilience and sustainability. The article introduces the term resilience and explains its application in different disciplines.

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Transhumanism

This chapter provides an overview of the transhumanist movement, its origins, its main figures and its main positions.

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4.3.1 Energy systems

The tipping dynamics in wind and solar power create potential for cascading effects to energy demand sectors, including household energy demand. These most likely start with shift actions and adoption of household-scale batteries and heat pumps.

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Ecological modernization and beyond

Ecological modernization is the policy-driven innovation and diffusion of resource efficient clean technologies. It has become an extremely dynamic process – nothing less than a global industrial revolution.

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Hemispheric Air Pollution

Air pollutants with lifetimes of a few weeks or longer, such as ozone, fine particulate matter, mercury, and many persistent organic pollutants, are ubiquitous in the atmosphere, and may be transported around the globe under the influence of globa

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