Leibniz Lessons: A new lecture series of the Leibniz-Association in cooperation with the Urania Berlin
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and other prominent scientists from the 86 nationwide institutions of the Leibniz-Association will present current research results in the Urania in Berlin till the 18.06.2014. The topic of his lecture will be: "Climate change, the monarch butterfly and the generational contract". For more information about all the presentations, please refer to the organizer's website. Please notice that this event will be in German.
Fritz Reusswig from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will hold a Impulse-Statement on "Climate Change in Urban Areas" at the Smart Cities Week 2013. For more information please check the events website!
Anders Levermann of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will hold a keynote speech on "Fighting Climate Change is Self-Protection. Climate change in the Context of Globalization." at the 11th Wärmepumpe Forum 2013. A registration on the website of the organizer is required!
While traveling the world in order to write her award-winning book "Wild", Jay Griffiths became increasingly aware of the huge differences in how childhood is experienced in indigenous cultures. Arguing that the risk-averse society enfeebles children, robbing them of the physical freedom they both want and need, Griffiths illustrates how the stress of overscheduled lives denies children their hours of unclocked reverie. A reservation is necessary, the entry is free. For reservations please call 0331 288 2519 or -2502.
Brigitte Knopf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research takes part in this year's Dahrendorf Symposium. She is a member of the working group "Infrastructure and Climate Change", which focuses on options for climate change mitigation in transport, electricity and/or urban infrastructures, and aims to understand how investments policies, regulation and procurement can be supportive elements in a transition to a low-carbon economy in Europe. For more information, please refer to the organizer's website!
The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will support pupils of classes 8 to 13 like to become acquainted with career and study opportunities in the areas of environmental protection, green technologies and climate change research in more detail. To illustrate the work of the Institute there will be an interactive tour with a introducing lecture and some experimenting. Please notice that this event will be in German. A registration is required!
Fritz Reusswig from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research takes part in a panel discussion on "What's next after the power grid referendum in Berlin? Who will own power grids in the future? And what is the federal energy policy of the future?" together with Peter Altmaier (German Minister of Environment), Claudia Kemfert (German Institute for Economic Research), Ursula Sladek (Electricity Schönau) and Cosima Vinzelberg (Chairwoman of the Power Grid Berlin GmbH). A registration on the website of the organizer is required! Please notice that this event will be in German!
Friedrich-Wilhelm Gerstengarbe from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) takes part in a discussion among experts titled "Steppe or Moor? Sanssouci and the Consequences of Climate Change" in the Glienicke Palace in Berlin. The participants debate on the challenges for the "Foundation for Prussian Palaces and Gardens" in the future. Please notice that this event will be in German!
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber will participate in a discussion evening on "Culture meets Environment" with the baritone Thomas Quasthoff . This evening will be hosted by the Foundation NaturTon of musicians of the Staatskapelle Berlin who support environmental projects from their own funds. The evening will be framed by a chamber music program. Applications on the organizer's website are required! Please notice that this event will be in German!
Anne Biewald and Hermann Lotze-Campen from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will speak about "Land and Water for the global Agriculture: Challenges and Solutions" at the Leopoldina-Symposium: "The future model of agricultural land use - intensification and greening?". Please note that this event will be in German and that a registration on the website of the organizer is required!
Stefan Rahmstorf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will host a workshop for students who as aspiring young researchers and experts want to discuss on the transformation of our society to a "low carbon Society". The WWF Germany and the Robert Bosch Stiftung invite to this WWF-Student Academy 2°Campus. A registration for this event is only possible for students! Please notice that this event will be in German!
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber will hold the Keynote Address for the session "Bridging the Gap between Science and Policy" at the conference "Delivering Concrete Climate Change Action" at Chatham House. The 17th Annual Chatham House Conference on Climate Change will focus on workable solutions that will help to accelerate global decarbonization considering the deadline for a new international climate change agreement in 2015. Please notice that you have to register on the website of the organizer!
Borlaug Dialogue Symposium 2013: The Next Borlaug Century - Biotechnology, Sustainability and Climate Volatility
Hermann Lotze-Campen from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will participate in this year's "Borlaug Dialogue Symposium" as a speaker on the topic "Climate Volatility and Building Resilience". This leading conference on global agriculture and agricultural research will bring together experts from academia, business and government from 65 countries and will take place in conjunction with the 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony, where the pioneers of biotechnology Dr. Marc Van Montagu, Dr. Mary Dell-Chilton and Dr. Robert Fraley will be honored. For more information on lectures and registration, please refer to the organizer's website!
Wolfgang Lucht of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will participate in a panel discussion entitled "Rich wavers - Poor falls" at "Week of the Welthungerhilfe" together with Bärbel Höhn (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and Thomas Loster (Director of Müncher Re Foundation). This discussion is combined with the launch of the "Welthungerhilfe-Index 2013". Official invitations to be sent from the event organizer! Please notice that this event will be in German!
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber will comment in the context of the EU-Japan REPOWGEE Workshop on Resilient Power Grids and Extreme Events on issues of a transformation of the energy system in the future by means of a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, a phase out of nuclear energy and a secure supply of energy from renewable sources.
This year's 74th Symposium of the ANS eV presents the latest developments and practical applications on Biochar and the "classical" bio-waste treatment. This creative dialogue takes place under the patronage of the Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Peter Altmaier. For more information, please refer to the organizer's website and please notice that this event will be in German!
Soloists of the Staatskapelle Berlin, together with the Director of PIK, form a charity concert in a historical cupola hall on “Telegrafenberg” in Potsdam. In the darkness of the impressive observatory, the “orchestra of change” will break open old programme routines - Johann Sebastian Bach’s Art of the Fugue meets modern composers like Antal Dorati, Isang Yun or Eugène Ysaÿe.
Stefan Rahmstorf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will hold a lecture on "International Climate Policy" on Thursday and participate in a press conference at the 8th Extreme Weather Congress in the city of Hamburg on Friday. For more information on the respective dates, please see the program on the website of the organizer and please notice that this event will be in German! Registration for the event is required!
Ottmar Edenhofer will hold a lecture at the Dialogue Forum "Landscape of Knowledge. Dialogues to a new culture in science, business and politics" during the Forum "Globalization and Sustainability". The event is organized by the Universitäts.club, the Wissenschaftsverein Kärnten and the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.
Ottmar Edenhofer will hold a lecture on climate change, sustainability and scientific policy advice as part of the "Helmholtz Enviromental Lecture" at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Leipzig. An application is required until 2nd of September 2013 at www.ufz.de / hel. Please notice that this event will be in German!