IRCR Publications

This listing includes all working papers, articles, reports, book and book chapters from our staff at the Institute around topics of carbon dioxide removal.


Books, Book Chapters & Essays

  •  "Survive of the Century". Nicholson, Simon, Trisos, Chris, and Sam Beckbessinger. 2022. Three Kids in a Trenchcoat Limited. 

  • Burns, Wil, and Simon Nicholson. “Introduction: Climate Geoengineering Law and Governance.” Essay. In Climate Geoengineering Law and Governance, edited by David Dana, VI-252. Springer International Publishing, 2021. 
  •  David RMorrow Values in Climate Policy. London, U.K.: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2020. 
  • David RMorrow ed. Benjamin Hale and Andrew Light. “Moral Bases of Responses to Climate Change.” Essay. In Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics. Routledge, 2019. 
  • David R. Morrow, ed. J. Britt Holbrook. “Geoengineering.” Essay. In Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering: A Global Resource. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015. 
  • Duncan McClaren, Wil Burns, Debate 9: Negative-Emission Technologies -It Would Be Irresponsible, Unethical, and Unlawful to Rely on NETs at Large Scale Instead of Mitigation, DEBATING CLIMATE LAW (Cambridge University Press, 2021) 
  • Simon Nicholson, Burns, Wil, and Dana, David . Climate Geoengineering: Law and Governance. Springer International Publishing, 2021. 
  • Simon Nicholson, ed. Judith Shapiro, and John-Andrew McNeish. “Carbon Removal and the Dangers of Extractivism.” Essay. In Our Hyperextractive Age: Violence and Resistance on a Shrinking Planet, 189–203. Routledge, 2021. 
  • Simon Nicholson, and Thompson, Michael Thompson ed. Jason J. Blackstock and Sean Low. “Strange Bedfellows: Climate Engineering Politics in the United States.” Essay. In Geoengineering Our Climate?: Ethics, Politics, and Governance, 164–69. Abingdon, Oxon: Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. 

  • Simon Nicholson. “Intelligent Design? Unpacking Geoengineering’s Hidden Sacrifices.” The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice, 2010, 271–90. 
  • Simon Nicholson. “The Promises and Perils of Geoengineering.” Worldwatch Institute: State of the World 2013, 2013, 317–31. 
  • Wil Burns, The Law of Climate Carbon Dioxide Removal, LAW OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (ELI, Thomson-Reuters, 2021) 
  • Wil Burns, Human Rights Dimensions of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage: A Framework for Climate Justice in the Realm of Climate Geoengineering, CLIMATE JUSTICE: CASE STUDIES IN GLOBAL AND REGIONAL CHALLENGES (Randy Abate, ed., Environmental Law Institute Press, 2016) 
  • Wil Burns, Simon Nicholson, Climate Geoengineering: Promise or Peril on a New Earth?, NEW EARTH POLITICS (Nicholson & Jinnah, eds., MIT Press, 2016)


Reports and Special Issues