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First three African master’s theses on SRM

We extend our congratulations to Wilfred Francis Domingo and Olabi Léonard Worou from Benin. Along with José Ricardo Kouakou from Côte d’Ivoire, they became the first African students to defend master’s theses on SRM in 2019. Wilfred Francis’s thesis explored

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Dr Leonardo Clarke presents to the CORDEX conference

In October, Dr Leonardo Clarke presented his research at a conference of the Coordinated Regional Downscaling Experiment initiative (CORDEX) in Beijing with support from SRMGI (The Degrees Initiative). CORDEX is a major international project for modelling regional climate impacts, under the World

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Harvard research residencies

The Harvard Solar Geoengineering Research Program is the world’s largest SRM research group and it runs a rolling programme of short term research residencies for leading researchers. In September it hosted a special two-week residency for DECIMALS scientists. Four researchers made

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SRM summer school in Beijing

From 12-16 August, Beijing Normal University held a week-long summer school focused on modelling the impacts that SRM could have on developing countries. Thirteen DECIMALS scientists attended the Beijing Summer School 2019, representing seven of the eight projects: Casimir Da Allada

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Supporting the Banff summer school

SRMGI (The Degrees Initiative) was pleased to support to the Sixth International Geoengineering Governance Summer School, held in Banff, Canada, in August. The school was organised by Prof. Ted Parson and colleagues at UCLA, and the SRMGI/Degrees funding helped them meet their

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Using WRF to simulate regional SRM impacts

In June, SRMGI (The Degrees Initiative) supported Chris Lennard’ trip to the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Colorado, where he worked for a week with Dr Simone Tilmes and her colleague Dr Jimy Dudhia. Chris is a climatologist at the

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Intelligence Squared debate on SRM

Anjali Viswamohanan is a Chevening scholar at Oxford University and a lawyer by training, and she first came into the world of SRM geoengineering through the SRMGI (The Degrees Initiative) process. She was working at the Council on Energy, Environment and

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