PIK
Potsdam Institute
for Climate Impact Research
  
Columbia University   University of Potsdam
Physics Institute
Potsdam University


Anders Levermann
Anders Levermann
Professor of Dynamics of the Climate System


Co-Chair of research domain Sustainable Solutions at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany
Professor at Physics Institute of Potsdam University, Germany
Adjunct Scientist at Columbia University, New York, USA.
Head of PIK-flagship activity on global adaptation strategies
Head of PIK-flagship activity on physical climate change
Lead author of the Sea Level Change chapter of IPCC
Scientific coordinator of global economic supply-net-wiki zeean
Chief Editor of journal Earth System Dynamics
Author of Huffington Post online Op-Eds


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Interview:
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Open Letter to US
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Media Coverage

BR » May '17
Coastal flooding frequency to double till 2050
English

SealeveCommitment » May '17
German agency expects faster sea-level rise German

SealeveCommitment » April '17
Holms are fighting for their survival German

SealeveCommitment » April '17
How Holms are fighting for their survival German

Arctic » April '17
Print-Spiegel: 'Meadering winds'
English

Zeit Interview » March '17
Trump: destruction of Obama's climate legacy German

SealeveCommitment » January '17
Acient warm period hints at larger sea level rise English

CostOfClimateChange » January '16
When Antarctica bursts English

Le Monde » January '17
US radio: saving climate data from Trump
English

Le Monde » January '17
Interview: There simply is no doubt German

Le Monde » December '16
Global sea ice decay French

CostOfClimateChange » December '16
Winter is late in the Arctic German

SealeveCommitment » December '16
Arctic sea ice in record heat English

SealeveCommitment » November '16
Open Letter to Donald J. Trump English

Zeit Interview » October '16
Interview on hurricane Matthew German

zeozwei Interview » September '16
Adaptation: Interview on delaying sea level rise German

Smoker dynamics » August '16
Numerical model of societal transitions English

Paris Agreement » July '16
Science & Policy of Paris Agreement English

Paris Agreement » July '16
Globalization fosters climate damages English

SealeveCommitment » June '16
Climate change radiates all over the world English

SealeveCommitment » June '16
Globalized economy susceptible to weather English

SealeveCommitment » June '16
Climate change hurts globalized economy English

SealeveCommitment » June '16
Climate change hurts globalized economy English

SealeveCommitment » May '16
"Horror trip for world heritage" German

SealeveCommitment » May '16
Stability of East Antarctica German

SealeveCommitment » April '16
How far seas could rise. English

SealeveCommitment » April '16
El Nino, La Nina and global warming German

SealeveCommitment » April '16
Sea-level rise: Drowning History English

SealevelDelay » March '16
US & Canada announce methane reduction plan English

SealeveCommitment » March '16
"Mind-boggling study on sea-level rise" English

SealeveCommitment » March '16
Slowing sea level by pumping water? English

SealeveCommitment » March '16
Pumping sea water on Antarctica English

SealeveCommitment » March '16
Pump Meltwater Back on Antarctica? English

SealeveCommitment » February '16
Sea level rise requires cuts in carbon emissions English

SealeveCommitment » February '16
Ocean rising faster than last 3000 years English

SealeveCommitment » February '16
Oceans rising faster than ever English

SealeveCommitment » February '16
Waves that cannot be calmed English

SealeveCommitment » February '16
"The world in 10,000 years" English

CostOfClimateChange » February '16
"Atlantis in the year 12,000" English

Paris 2015 » January '16
Interview on Paris agreement English

Paris 2015 » December '15
Radio interview on Paris agreement English

SealeveCommitment » December '15
Special TV-program on COP-21 in Paris English

SealeveCommitment » December '15
1.5oC & sea-level at COP-21 in Paris English

BR » December '15
1st US sea-level refugees?
English

PR » December '15
Policy threshold in climate-change mitigation
English

PR » November '15
Sea-level commitment for cities worldwide
English

PR » October '15
Highlight: collapse of West Antarctica
English

PR » October '15
Highlight: collapse of West Antarctica
English

SealeveCommitment » October '15
Collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
English

PNAS article » October '15
Article: collapse of West Antarctica
English

BR » October '15
Future of coastal US cities under warming
English

SealeveCommitment » October '15
How sea-level rise reshapes the US
English

Icefree planet » September '15
Podcast: future ocean changes
English

Icefree planet » September '15
Carbon emissions can melt all ice on Earth
English

SealeveCommitment » September '15
Your business & climate change'
English

SealeveCommitment » July '15
Paleodata confirms our sea-level commitment
English

interactive map » July '15
Interactive map: 2C sea-level commitment
English

SealeveCommitment » July '15
Paleodata confirms our sea-level commitment
English

SealeveCommitment » July '15
Paleodata confirms our sea-level commitment
English

Monsoon illustration » June '15
Interactive: abrupt monsoon transitions
English

Climate Engineering » March '15
Climate engineering commentary
English

Press release » March '15
More snow on Antarctica English

Deutschland Radio Kultur » February '15
German sustainability prize (N100) German

US Government Accountability Office » February '15
US Government Accountability Office English

Deutschland Radio Kultur » December '14
Live radio interview: climate after Lima German

FluterBrief » December '14
Interview: German government's info-service
German

Carbon Brief » December '14
What if we overshoot 2 degrees?
English

Sueddeutsche » November '14
German Parliament: economic supply failure
German

Sueddeutsche » November '14
Coverage of climate conference in Lima
German

Publik-Forum » November '14
Interview on climate change and future society
German

Synode Nordkirche » September '14
Synod of protestant church on climate change
German

Antarctic sea-level » August '14
Antarctica's future sea-level contribution
English

World Economic Forum 2014 » July '14
Article: Antarctica's point of no return
English

ETM » June '14
UNFCCC videocast: Antarctica & sea level
English

Chrismon » June '14
Interview in Christian magazine on climate change
German

ETM » May '14
Can supply chains take future climate extremes?
English

Resilience » May '14
Resilience: article with USArmy Corps of Engineers
English

Ice plug » May '14
Antarctic ice plug prevents sea-level rise
English

Audio Interview » May '14
'How the world functions': zeean.net @ #rp14
English

Audio Interview » March '14
Radio interview on global warming & sea level
English

Audio Interview » March '14
Detailed audio interview on global adaptation
English

PR » March '14
World cultural heritage threatened by sea-level rise
English

PR » February '14
Commentary: Make supply chains climate-smart
English

PNAS article » February '14
Article on future coastal protection
English

The Guardian » January '14
Article on limits of adaptation
English

Science Magazine » December '13
Letter to Editor: Sea-Level Rise by 2100
English

New York Times » November '13
How to Die in the Anthropocene
English

The Guardian » November '13
Major cities face risk from sea-level rises
English

COP19 » November '13
Interview: climate conference in Warsaw
German

COP19 » November '13
Radio interview: COP-19 & German role
German

Portrait » October '13
Portrait in hometown newspaper
German

IPCC Inside » October '13
Has global warming stopped?
English

IPCC Inside » October '13
Background story on IPCC sea-level chapter
English

SeaLevelRisk » September '13
Article: IPCC provided no sea-level risk assessment
English

SPON » September '13
Sea-level rise and costal protection
German

BILD » September '13
Interview with major German tabloid on IPCC
German

New York Times » August '13
Timing a Rise in Sea Level
English

Obama » August '13
US-president Obama twittered our sea-level study
English

USA Today » July '13
US coastal cities under sea-level rise
English

realclimate » August '13
The inevitability of sea-level rise
English

AFP » September '13
Adaptation to sea-level rise
English

NYT DotEarth » August '13
Can Cities Adjust to a Retreating Coastline?
English

Minister » July '13
Favored as 'environment minister' by actress Paul
German

The conversation » August '13
Brief note on sea-level rise
English

IBT » July '13
International Business Times on sea level
English

Toronto Star » July '13
..sea levels will seal fate of 316 US cities
English

interactive map » July '13
Interactive map on sea-level commitment
English

ABC News » July '13
US coastal cities under sea-level rise
English

The Guardian » July '13
The Guardian on US coastal cities
English

PNAS commentary » July '13
Commentary on sea-level commitment
English

Bloomberg » July '13
Sea-level commitment
English

Die Welt » July '13
Sea-level commitment
German

Economic Times » July '13
Our sea-level commitment
English

SealeveCommitment » July '13
"...end Is virtually certain for NYC, Boston,.."
English

VOA » July '13
Voice Of America on our sea-level commitment
English

CostOfClimateChange » July '13
Süddeutsche Zeitung: costs of climate change
German

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Interview: Leaving our descendants sea-level rise
English

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Interview: Climate Disruption and Sea Level Rise

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Sea-level commitment

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Sea-level commitment

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Sea-level rise per degree of warming

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Press release: sea-level rise per degree of warming

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Sea-level rise per degree of warming

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Sea-level rise per degree of warming

SealeveCommitment » July '13
Sea-level rise per degree of warming

Monsoon » June '13
Times of India: monsoon variability

Monsoon » June '13
Indian monsoon variability

Monsoon » June '13
Business Line: Indian monsoon variability

Monsoon » June '13
Indian flooding

Monsoon » June '13
More day-to-day monsoon variability in India

Global Ideas » June '13
dpa-interview: drones for Antarctica

German Parliament » May '13
German parliament: one-on-one briefings of MPs

Zeean » May '13
zeean.net: our global supply net

Economist » April '13
dpa-Interview on movie 'thin ice'

Economist » April '13
UK embassy: welcome address for movie 'thin ice'

Economist » April '13
Letter on article on last decade of warming

German Parliament » March '13
Earth-Hour Interview: Limits of adaptation

German Parliament » March '13
German Parliament: briefing on climate change

BR » February '13
Interview: climatic tipping cascade

FAZ » January '13
Interview: sea-level rise

PR » December '12
Snowfall-induced ice loss from Antarctica

Cicero » December '12
Live interview on climate conference in Qatar

Scientific American » November '12
Coverage of monsoon failure study

Economic Times » November '12
Coverage of monsoon failure study

Cicero » October '12
Article on limits of adaptation

Global Ideas » September '12
National press conference on Arctic ice

Global Ideas » July '12
dpa interview on Greenland melting

German Parliament » May '12
German Parliament: hearing on EU emission target

Global Ideas » May '12
Is there a limit to global warming? Ask a scientist!

Eigencalving » March '12
Press release: iceberg calving law

Akademie der Kuenste » December '11
Speech at the German "Academy of Arts"

Extremes » November '11
Interview: climate extremes & economy

Residenztheater » October '11
Munich: Discourse with Alexander Kluge

Tipping Elements » July '11
Interview: climate problem and solution

BurningRivers » June '11
Review article Tipping Elements
- Press release

FAZ » April '11
Article: when is a risk small?

Tsunamies » April '11
Nature News & Views on iceberg-induced tsunamis

Financial Times Deutschland » January '11
Interview: what can we adapt to?

Stern.de » January '11
Interview: climatic extremes

FAZ » December '10
Article: are there limits to adaptation?

FAZ » February '10
Article: basics of a climate solution

FAZ » June '09
Talk on monsoon failure, Oxford, UK.

FAZ » May '09
Interview: emissions acidify the ocean

FAZ » June '07
Interview: abstinence is no solution

FAZ » March '07
Article: climatic tipping elements



Media Contributions & Interviews

Cicero » March '17
Live radio on weather extremes & Arctic heat English

SWR » February '17
Radio: Trump's war on enlightment & science English

KSA » January '17
Print: Climate change basics and urgency English

Le Monde » January '17
Radio: Trump's war on enlightment English

CostOfClimateChange » December '16
TV: Obama vs. Trump English

CostOfClimateChange » December '16
Spiegel-Interview: 'The time is up.'
English

SealeveCommitment » November '16
Open Letter to Donald J. Trump
English

zeozwei Interview » September '16
Print: Delaying future sea level rise
English

Paris 2015 » January '16
Print: Paris agreement (German)
English

Paris 2015 » December '15
Radio: Paris agreement
English

SealeveCommitment » December '15
TV: Special program on COP-21 in Paris
English

SealeveCommitment » December '15
Print: 1.5oC & sea-level at COP-21 in Paris
English

PR » December '15
TV: sea level at Paris @COP21
English

PR » December '15
TV: Paris @COP21
English

PR » November '15
Weather-channel: sea-level commitment
English

BR » October '15
Toronto Star: climate change and policy
English

BR » October '15
Radio: Paris climate conference
English

Keep it in the ground » September '15
Op-ed: A Present We Can't Unwrap.
English

Icefree planet » September '15
Podcast: future ocean changes
English

SealeveCommitment » September '15
'Climate: What your business needs to know'
English

Climate Engineering » May '15
Op-ed: Why climate engineering won't work
English

Climate Engineering » March '15
Climate engineering commentary
English

Deutschland Radio Kultur » December '14
Live radio: climate after Lima
English

FluterBrief » December '14
Print: German government's info-service
English

Sueddeutsche » November '14
Parliament request: economic supply failure
English

Publik-Forum » November '14
Print: climate change and future society
English

Synode Nordkirche » September '14
Synod of protestant church on climate change
English

World Economic Forum 2014 » July '14
Article: Antarctica's point of no return
English

ETM » June '14
UNFCCC videocast: Antarctica & sea level
English

Audio Interview » March '14
Russian Radio: global warming & sea level
English

Audio Interview » March '14
Detailed audio interview on global adaptation
English

PR » February '14
Commentary: Make supply chains climate-smart
English

The Guardian » January '14
Article on limits of adaptation
English

Science Magazine » December '13
Letter to Editor: Sea-Level Rise by 2100
English

COP19 » November '13
Radio: COP-19 & German role
English

Portrait » October '13
Portrait in hometown newspaper
English

IPCC Inside » October '13
Print: Background on IPCC sea-level chapter
English

SeaLevelRisk » September '13
IPCC provided no sea-level risk assessment
English

BILD » September '13
Interview with major German tabloid on IPCC
English

The conversation » August '13
Brief note on sea-level rise
English

FAZ » January '13
Interview: sea-level rise
English

Cicero » December '12
Live Radio: climate conference in Qatar
English

Cicero » October '12
Article on limits of adaptation
English

Akademie der Kuenste » December '11
Speech at the German "Academy of Arts"
English

FAZ » April '11
Article: when is a risk small?
English

FAZ » December '10
Article: are there limits to adaptation?
English

FAZ » February '10
Article: basics of a climate solution
English

FAZ » May '09
Print: emissions acidify the ocean
English

FAZ » June '07
Print: abstinence is no solution
English




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