Climate Media Factory wins environment prize

09/11/2012 - The Climate Media Factory was awarded with the environment prize “Green Tech Media Award” in the category Communication. The prize was given to the collaboration project between the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the University of Film and Television “Konrad Wolff” (HFF) for their “unique constellation of climate researchers and media professionals”. The awards ceremony at Berlin´s Tempodrom was celebrated as an environment gala with more than 1.000 exclusively invited guests from economy, science, politics, culture and media, among them German actors like Christiane Paul, Nora Tschirner or Hannes Jaenicke.
Climate Media Factory wins environment prize
Actress Christiane Paul delivered the laudation for the Climate Media Factory. Foto: Green Tech Media Award

“Climate change challenges the collaboration of experts from the media and research and makes new cooperations necessary,” says Jürgen Kropp, PIK project leader. “The basis for successful science communication are of course topnotch scientific results”. The research project Climate Media Factory is supported by the Federal Government and develops new media formats on the subject of global warming. With their expertise, the climate scientists from PIK make sure that the facts are accurate.

Link to the Climate Media Factory

Link to the Clean Tech Media Award