Media contributions of Anders Levermann

Articles & Talks (selection)



December 2015
Talk at climate conference in Paris COP-21

COP-21: Dr Anders Levermann - Western Antartica Instability





October 2015



Climate change lecture, York University, Toronto, Canada.




September 2015

Op-ed: 'Fossil Fuels: A Present We Can't Unwrap'
Why and how to keep carbon in the ground.




May 2015

Op-ed: Why climate engineering won't work.




March 2015
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Commentary on climate engineering in response to a climate emergency
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November 2014

Talk at Investors' Day:
"A business case for climate change"





July 2014
How Antarctica shows we're at the point of no return


Project Syndicate: Antarctica's Point of No Return





May 2014

Commentary on resilience of future infrastructure




February 2014

"Commentary on
Climate extremes and global adaptation"




January 2014


Original title:
"There will never be 10C of global warming."
(see also online discussion)




October 2013

The value of climate sensitivity
» Letter to the editor in print edition




September 2013

Risky Rise - the IPCC provided a full projection of future sea-level but no risk analysis




August 2013

The inevitability of sea-level rise




August 2013

The inevitability of sea-level rise




November 2012

Klimaschutz ist Selbstschutz, nicht Entwicklungshilfe




April 2011


Public discussion on the article




March 2011




December 2010


Public discussion on the article




June 2010




February 2010




Since March 2008

German climate-science weblog KlimaLounge




February 2008

Definition of climate change




August 2007

The Atlantic thermohaline circulation




December 2010





Interviews & Special Coverage (selection)



November 2016


Open Letter to Donald Trump ('prominent signer'):
'Respect scientific integrety and independence'




October 2016


German Interview on Hurricane Matthew




September 2016


German Interview on delaying future sea level rise by pumping ocean water onto Antarctica
» Long version in zeozwei

» Short version in taz




May 2016


German article on East Antarctica




January 2016


German interview on Paris climate agreement
(pdf)




December 2015

Live radio interview (German):
"War das Pariser Klimaabkommen der Durchbruch?"




December 2015

German national television program on Paris climate agreement (90 min.)




December 2015


"The troubling science that's pushing the world toward a much tougher climate goal"




December 2015



Climate conference in Paris COP-21




December 2015


Interview on Paris climate agreement




November 2015



Interview prior to Climate conference in Paris COP-21




November 2015


Impact of future sea-level commitment on cities worldwide if no adaptation measures are taken.
» Scientific report
» City maps
» Pictures of iconic places
» Fly-over videos
» Interview with Canadian Weather Channel




November 2015


German interview on industry strategies and climate: "Die Industrie muss wegen des Klimas umschwenken"




October 2015

Live radio interview (German):
"Durchbruch bei den Klimaverhandlungen?"




October 2015

Interview with Toronto Start on Society and Sea-Level Rise
» "Sea-level rise is nothing to be afraid of - it is something to worry about."
» "Cities like New York, New Orleans, Shanghai are our cultural heritage of the future - that we are now committing to the sea."




September 2015

Naked-scientist interview on future ocean changes




September 2015

Burn-it-all Lose-it-all:
"Combustion of available fossil-fuel resources sufficient to eliminate the Antarctic Ice Sheet"

» Original publications
» Interview with Andrew Revkin (NYTimes blog)
Media coverage (selection):
» Reuters » New York Times
» The New Yorker » New York Times (Blog)
» Bloomberg » Huffington Post
» Newsweek » Weather Channel
» The Guardian » National Geographic
» Time magazine » Scientific American
» Mashable » Washington Post
» Gizmodo » The Independent
» Carbon Brief » Climate Central
» Time of India » Business Standard
» Hong-Kong Sun » South China Morning Post
» Japanes Times » International Business Times
» Die Bild » Süddeutsche Zeitung
» Der Spiegel » Frankfurter Allgemeine
» Der Focus » Berliner Morgenpost
» Der Stern » Hamburger Abendblatt
» AFP » Wirtschaftswoche
» Der Standard » Kleine Zeitung




September 2015



"The 3rd Industrial Revolution:
                            - He who adapts fastest, wins."

Interview for industry, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.




December 2014

Live radio-interview on climate change & society.
Saturday 20th Dec. 2014 9-11 a.m. (German)
Podcast




December 2014

Interview on climate change and society.




December 2014

Interview on climate change and society (German).




November 2014


Special article on climate conference in Lima.
(Saturday print edition, page 2)




November 2014
Interview on sea-level rise, climate change and future society. (German)




September 2014

Synod of protestant church of northern Germany: Talk on climate change, Lübeck, Germany
(45 min in German, 33 Mb)





August 2014

Antarctica could raise sea level faster than previously thought » Original publications & Data
Media coverage:
» Bloomberg » Huffington Post
» One India » Bloomberg Businessweek
» Slate » Climate Central
» truthdig » Economic Times
» Forex Gucheng » The Weather Channel
» rtve.es » Wallstreet China
» Khaleej Times » Delhi Daily News
» Jakarta Globe » University Herald
» ABC.es » Stockstar - Finance
» DW » Indonesian Kompas.com
» negocios » Deutsche Welle
» Z news » radio intereconomia




July 2014

Article on
Project-Syndicate article on Antarctica's point of no return




June 2014

Webcast: Presentation on Antarctic Instabilities at UNFCCC Climate Conference 2014 in Bonn, Germany.

Coverage: Reuters, Irish Times & Deutsche Welle




June 2014

Interview on climate change and practical implications (German).




May 2014

Engineering and Technology Magazine:
"Climate change: can supply chains take the strain?" by Sian Harris




May 2014

Ice plug prevents irreversible discharge from East Antarctica » Original publications
Media coverage:
» Reuters » National Geographic
» Independent » Washington Post
» ABC News » Huffington Post
» Chicago Tribune » Queensland Times
» Apple daily » Economic Times
» Delhi Daily » International Business Times
» Deutsche Welle » Business Standard
» Die Welt » South China Morning Post
» Fokus » Hamburger Abendblatt
» Der Stern » Japanese Times
» Der Standard » Wiender Zeitung
Audio interview with
Australian Broadcast Cooperation
Audio interview with
Deutschlandradio Wissen




March 2014

Radio interview: global warming & sea-level rise
Audio recording here
& shortened transcript here




March 2014
Detailed audio interview on global adaptation of supply chains and the data portal zeean.




March 2014
Future sea-level threatens world cultural heritage
» Original publications. » List of UNESCO sites.
Media coverage:
» The Guardian. » Le Monde.
» Huffington Post. » New Scientist.
» CBS News. » Climate Central.
» Economic Times. » Times of India.
» Intern. Busimess Times. » Epoche Times.
» Süddeutsche Zeitung. » Die Welt.
» Hamburger Abendblatt. » Berliner Zeitung.
» Handelsblatt. » ABC.net.
» Der Standard. » Focus.
» Kleine Zeitung. » Wiener Zeitung.
Audio interview in
Deutschlandradio Kultur




October 2013
Portrait in local newspaper of my hometown Bremerhaven (Article
, Front page, and Online interview).




October 2013

Article on internal discussions and disputes within author team of the sea-level chapter of the IPCC-AR5 report




September 2013
Radio interview on IPCC: climate change, sea level rise & how to avoid them




September 2013

Interview with major German tabloid BILD.
Brief version in Print edition.

(in context with the obligatory naked lady.)
Longer online version.




September 2013

TV interview on the IPCC, climate change,
sea level rise and how to avoid them








July 2013
Favoured as "Federal Minister for the Environment" by actress Christiane Paul in German magazine Cicero - deeply honoured!




July 2013

Interview: "We simply put expiration dates on certain cultures and societies."




July 2013


Interview: Climate Disruption and Sea Level Rise




April 2013


Interview: Klimaforscher auf dem Eis




April 2013

Antarctic sea-level contribution




March 2013

Limits of adaptation to climate change




February 2013

Interview on climatic tipping cascade




January 2013

Interview on sea-level rise




August 2012

6th post of video-column "Ask a climate expert"
» Is there a limit to global warming?




August 2012



Arctic sea ice melt 2012 on national television ARD Nachmagazin




July 2012

Interview on Greenland melt season covered by
Tagesschau.de - Zeit-online - Welt-online - Berliner Morgenpost - Süddeutsche - ZDF heute - Fokus-online




July 2012



FuturZwei with actress Christiane Paul



May 2012

Parliamentary hearing on EU-emission target
» Own statements
    » Full hearing




December 2011

Future sea level rise




November 2011

COP-17 climate conference in Durban




October 2011

Detailed interview for book by Christiane Paul with Peter Unfried on climate change and life




January 2011





January 2011




January 2011





November 2010




September 2010





February 2010





May 2009





June 2007

Extended Interview:
» Verzicht ist keine Lösung
    (Abstinence is no solution)

» Die dritte Industrielle Revolution
    (The third Industrial Revolution)

» Windkraft für alle
    (Wind power for all)

» Wenn der Nordpol schmilzt
    (When the North Pole melts)







Press Releases

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