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Geological solutions for carbon dioxide removal

James, R., Bullock, L., Larkin, C. & Matter, J. (2021) Geological solutions for carbon dioxide removal.  Geoscientist (autumn), 16-22. Published 01 September 2021.

The role of enhanced rock weathering deployment with agriculture in limiting future warming and protecting coral reefs

Vakilifard, N., Kantzas, E.P., Edwards, N.R., Holden, P.B. & Beerling, D.J. (2021) The role of enhanced weathering deployment with agriculture in limiting future warming and protecting coral reefs.  Environmental Research Letters, 19, 094005.  https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac1818. Published 12 August 2021.

A review of transformative strategies for climate mitigation by grasslands

Gomez-Casanoas, N., Blanc-Betes, E., Moore, C.E., Bernachi, C.J., Kantola, I. & DeLucia, E.H. (2021) A review of transformative strategies for climate mitigation by grasslands.  Science of the Total Environment, 799, 149466. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149466. Published online 04 August 2021.

Effects of mineralogy, chemistry and physical properties of basalts on carbon capture potential and plant-nutrient element release via enhanced weathering

Lewis, A.L., Sarkar, B., Wade, P., Kemp, S.J., Hodson, M.E., Taylor, L.L.,Yeong, K.L., Davies, K., Nelson, P.N., Bird, M.I., Kantola, I.B., Masters, M.D., DeLucia, E., Leake, J.R., Banwart, S.A. & Beerling, D.J. (2021) Effects of mineralogy, chemistry and physical properties of basalts on carbon capture potential and plant-nutrient element release via enhanced weathering. Applied Geochemistry, 132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2021.105023. Published 21 June 2021.

Exploring cross-national public support for the use of enhanced weathering as a land-based carbon dioxide removal strategy

Spence, E., Cox, E. & Pidgeon, N. (2021) Exploring cross-national public support for the use of enhanced weathering as a land-based carbon dioxide removal strategy. Climatic Change, 165, 23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-021-03050-y. Published 19th March 2021.

Technologies to deliver food and climate security through agriculture

Horton, P., Long, S.P., Smith, P., Banwart, S.A. & Beerling, D.J. (2021) Technologies to deliver food and climate security through agriculture. Nature Plants, 7, 250–255. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-021-00877-2. Published 15th March 2021.

Legume–microbiome interactions unlock mineral nutrients in regrowing tropical forests

Epihov, D.Z., Saltonstall, K., Batterman, S.A., Hedin, L.O., Hall, J.S., van Breugel, M., Leake, J.R. & Beerling, D.J. (2021) Legume-microbiome interactions unlock mineral nutrients in regrowing tropical forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 118, e2022241118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2022241118. Published 16th March 2021.

But They told us it was safe! Carbon dioxide removal, fracking, and ripple effects in risk perceptions.

Cox, E., Spence, E. & Pidgeon, N. (2021) But They told us it was safe! Carbon dioxide removal, fracking, and ripple effects in risk perceptions. Risk Analysis. https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13717. Published 2nd March 2021.

‘What people think about Carbon Dioxide Removal’ – Report, Methodology and Policy Brief

Cox E., Spence, E. & Pidgeon, N. (2021) What people think about Carbon Dioxide Removal.
Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation (LC3M), University of Sheffield, U.K. Published 1st March 2021.

REPORT: What people think about Carbon Dioxide Removal_2021

METHODOLOGY: What the public think about Carbon Dioxide Removal_2021

POLICY BRIEF: Public perceptions of Carbon Dioxide Removal in the UK_2021

 

Casting a Wider Net on Ocean NETs

Cox, E., Boettcher, M., Spence, E. & Bellamy, R. (2021) Casting a wider net on ocean NETs. Frontiers in Climate. https://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2021.576294. Published 2nd February 2021.

Increased carbon capture by a silicate-treated forested watershed affected by acid deposition

Taylor, L.L., Driscoll, C.T., Groffman, P.M., Rau, G.H., Blum, J.D. & Beerling, D.J. (2021) Increased carbon capture by a silicate-treated forested watershed affected by acid deposition. Biogeosciences, 18, 169–188. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-169-2021. Published 12th January 2021.

In silico assessment of the potential of basalt amendments to reduce N2O emissions from bioenergy crops

Blanc-Betes, E., Kantola, I.B., Gomez-Casanovas, N., Hartman, M.D., Parton, W.J., Lewis, A.L., Beerling, D.J. & DeLucia, E.H. (2020) In silico assessment of the potential of basalt amendments to reduce N2O emissions from bioenergy crops. GCB Bioenergy, 13, 224-241. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12757. Published 7th October 2020.

Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands

Beerling, D.J., Kantzas, E., Lomas, M.R., Wade, P., Eufrasio, R.M., Renforth, P., Quirk, J., Sarkar, B., Andrews, G., James, R.H., Pearce, C.R., Khanna, M., Koh, L., Quegan, S., Pidgeon, N.F., Janssens, I., Hansen, J. & Banwart, S.A. (2020) Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands. Nature, 583, 242-248. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2448-9. Published 8th July 2020.

Public perceptions of carbon dioxide removal in the United States and the United Kingdom

Cox, E., Spence, E. & Pidgeon, N. (2020) Public perceptions of carbon dioxide removal in the United States and the United Kingdom. Nature Climate Change, 10, 744-749. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0823-z. Published 6th July 2020.

Is there warming in the pipeline? A multi-model analysis of the Zero Emissions Commitment from CO2

MacDougall, A.H., Frölicher, T.L., Jones, C.D., Rogelj, J., Matthews, H.D., Zickfeld, K., Arora, V.K., Barrett, N.J., Brovkin, V., Burger, F.A., Eby, M., Eliseev, A.V., Hajima, T., Holden, P.B., Jeltsch-Thömmes, A., Koven, C., Mengis, N., Menviel, L., Michou, M., Mokhov, I.I., Oka, A., Schwinger, J., Séférian, R., Shaffer, G., Sokolov, A., Tachiiri, K., Tjiputra, J., Wiltshire, A. & Ziehn, T. (2020) Is there warming in the pipeline? A multi-model analysis of the Zero Emissions Commitment from CO2. Biogeosciences, 17, 2987–3016. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2987-2020. Published 15th June 2020.

Increased yield and CO2 sequestration potential with the C4 cereal Sorghum bicolor cultivated in basaltic rock dust-amended agricultural soil

Kelland, M.E., Wade, P.W., Lewis, A.L., Taylor, L.L., Sarkar, B., Andrews, M.G., Lomas, M.R., Cotton, T.E.A., Kemp, S.J., James, R.H., Pearce, C.R., Hartley, S.E., Hodson, M.E., Leake, J.R., Banwart, S.A. & Beerling, D.J. (2020) Increased yield and CO2 sequestration potential with the C4 cereal Sorghum bicolor cultivated in basaltic rock dust?amended agricultural soil. Global Change Biology, 26, 3658–3676. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15089. Published 21st April 2020.

Engaging publics about environmental and technology risks: frames, values and deliberation

Pidgeon, N. (2021) Engaging publics about environmental and technology risks: frames, values and deliberation.  Journal of Risk Research24:1, 28-46. https://doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2020.1749118. Published 17th April 2020.

Incumbency, Trust and the Monsanto Effect: stakeholder discourses on greenhouse gas removal

Cox, E., Spence, E. & Pidgeon, N. (2020) Incumbency, trust, and the Monsanto effect: stakeholder discourses on greenhouse gas removal. Environmental Values, 29, 197-220. https://doi.org/10.3197/096327119X15678473650947. Published 1st April 2020.

The Community Land Model version 5: Description of new features, benchmarking, and impact of forcing uncertainty

Lawrence, D. M. et al (including Val Martin, M). (2019) The Community Land Model version 5: Description of new features, benchmarking, and impact of forcing uncertainty. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11, 4245-4287.

From exports to exercise: How non-energy policies affect energy systems

Cox, E., Royston, S. & Selby, J. (2019) From exports to exercise: how non-energy policies affect energy systems. Energy Research and Social Science, 55, 179-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.05.016. Published September 2019.

 

 

 

Can plants help us avoid seeding a human-made climate catastrophe?

Beerling, D.J. (2019) Can plants help us avoid seeding a human-made climate catastrophe? Plants, People, Planet. 1:310-314. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10066. Published 28th August 2019.

Combating Climate Change Through Enhanced Weathering of Agricultural Soils

Andrews, M.G. & Taylor, L.L. (2019) Combating climate change through enhanced weathering of agricultural soils. Elements, 15, 253-258. https://doi.org/10.2138/gselements.15.4.253. Published 1st August 2019.

Beyond carbon pricing: policy levers for negative emissions technologies

Cox, E. & Edwards, N.R. (2019) Beyond carbon pricing: policy levers for negative emissions technologies. Climate Policy, 19, 1144-1156. https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2019.1634509. Published 26th June 2019.

Land-Management Options for Greenhouse Gas Removal and Their Impacts on Ecosystem Services and the Sustainable Development Goals

Smith, P., Adams, J., Beerling, D.J., Beringer, T., Calvin, K.V., Fuss, S., Griscom, B., Hagemann, N., Kammann, C., Kraxner, F., Minx, J.C., Popp, A., Renforth, P., Vicente-Vicente, J.L. & Keesstra, S. (2019) Land-Management Options for Greenhouse Gas Removal and Their Impacts on Ecosystem Services and the Sustainable Development Goals. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 44:1, 255-286. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-environ-101718-033129. Published 11th June 2019.

Simulated global climate response to tropospheric ozone-induced changes in plant transpiration

Arnold, S.R., Lombardozzi, D., J-F Lamarque, T. Richardson, L.K. Emmons, S. Tilmes, S.A. Sitch, G. Folberth, M.J. Hollaway, M. Val Martin (2018) Simulated global climate response to tropospheric ozone-induced changes in plant transpiration. Geophysical Research Letters, 45. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079938

The UK Path and the Role of NETs to Achieve Decarbonisation

Eufrasio-Espinosa, R.M. & Koh, L.S.C. (2019) The UK Path and the Role of NETs to Achieve Decarbonisation. In: Shurpali N., Agarwal A., Srivastava V. (eds) Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Energy, Environment, and Sustainability. Springer, Singapore. Pages 87-109. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3272-2_7. Published 1st November 2018.

 

UK public perceptions of Ocean Acidification – The importance of place and environmental identity

Spence, E., Pidgeon, N. & Pearson, P. (2018) UK public perceptions of Ocean Acidification – The importance of place and environmental identity. Marine Policy, 97, 287-293. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.04.006. Published November 2018.

 

Macroeconomic impact of stranded fossil fuel assets

Mercure, J.-F., Pollitt, H., Viñuales, J.E., Edwards, N.R., Holden, P.B., Chewpreecha, U., Salas, P., Sognnaes, I., Lam, A. & Knobloch, F. (2018) Macroeconomic impact of stranded fossil fuel assets. Nature Climate Change, 8, 588-593.

Blurred Lines: the ethics and policy of greenhouse gas removal at scale

Cox, E., Pidgeon, N., Spence, E. & Thomas, G. (2018) Blurred lines: the ethics and policy of greenhouse gas removal at scale. Frontiers in Environmental Science, Vol. 6 (38): 1-7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2018.00038. Published 29th May 2018.

Intermediaries’ perspectives on the public’s role in the energy transitions needed to deliver UK climate change policy goals

Shaw, C., Hurth, V., Capstick, S. & Cox, E. (2018) Intermediaries’ perspectives on the public’s role in the energy transitions needed to deliver UK climate change policy goals. Energy Policy, 116, 267-276.

Farming with crops and rocks to address global climate, food and soil security

Beerling, D.J., Leake, J.R., Long, S.P., Scholes, J.D., Ton, J., Nelson, P.N., Bird, M.I., Kantzas, E., Taylor, L.L., Sarkar, B., Kelland, M., DeLucia, E., Kantola, I., Müller, C., Rau, G. & Hansen, J. (2018) Farming with crops and rocks to address global climate, food and soil security. Nature Plants, 4, 138-147. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-018-0108-y. Published 19th February 2018.

Stabilization of soil carbon as influenced by clay mineralogy

Singh, M., Sarkar, B., Sarkar, S., Churchman, J., Bolan, N., Mandal, S., Menon, M., Purakayastha, J. & Beerling, D.J. (2018) Stabilization of soil carbon as influenced by clay mineralogy. Advances in Agronomy, 148, 33-52.

Young People’s Burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions

Hansen, J., Sato, M., Kharecha, P., von Schuckmann, K., Beerling, D.J., Cao, J., Marcott, S., Masson-Delmotte, V., Prather, M.J., Rohling, E.J., Shakun, J., Smith, P., Lacis, A., Russell, G. & Ruedy, R. (2017) Young people’s burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions. Earth System Dynamics, 8, 577-616. https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-577-2017. Published 18th July 2017.

Enhanced rock weathering: biological climate change mitigation with co-benefits for food security?

Potential of global croplands and bioenergy crops for climate change mitigation through deployment for enhanced weathering

Climate change mitigation: potential benefits and pitfalls of enhanced rock weathering in tropical agriculture

Accelerating the carbon cycle: the ethics of enhanced weathering

Simulating carbon capture by enhanced weathering with croplands: an overview of key processes highlighting areas of future model development

Perceptions of enhanced weathering as a biological negative emissions option