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Schultes, A., Luderer, G., Rogelj, J., Piontek, F., Kriegler, E., Edenhofer, O. Optimal near-term climate change mitigation increases when damages below 2°C are taken into account. Submitted to Environmental Research Letters.

Piontek, F., Kalkuhl, M., Kriegler, E., Schultes, A., Leimbach, M., Edenhofer, O., Bauer, N. Economic growth effects of alternative climate change impact channels in economic modeling. Under review at Environmental and Resource Economics.

Frieler, K., Lange, S., Piontek, F., Reyer, C.P.O., Schewe, J., Warszawski, L., Zhao, F., Chini, L.,Denvil, S., Emanuel, K., Geiger, T., Halladay, K., Hurtt, G., Mengel, M., Murakami, D., Ostberg, S., Popp, A., Riva, R., Stevanovic, M., Suzuki, T., Volkholz, J., Burke, E., Ciais, P., Ebi, K., Eddy, T.D., Elliott, J., Galbraith, E., Gosling, S.N., Hattermann, F., Hickler, T., Hinkel, J., Hof, C., Huber, V., Jägermeyr, J., Krysanova, V., Marcé, R., Müller Schmied, H., Mouratiadou, I., Pierson, D., Tittensor, D.P., Vautard, R., van Vliet, M., Biber, M.F., Betts, R.A., Bodirsky, B.L., Deryng, D., Frolking, S., Jones, C.D., Lotze, H.K., Lotze-Campen, H., Ritvik, S., Thonicke, K., Tian, H., Yamagata, Y. (2017): "Assessing the impacts of 1.5°C global warming – simulation protocol of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP2b)", Geoscientific Model Development 10: 4321-4345.

Kriegler, E., Bauer, N., Popp, A., Humpenöder, F., Leimbach, M., Strefler, J., Baumstark, L., Bodirsky, B.L., Hilaire, J., Klein, D., Mouratiadou, I., Weindl, I., Bertram, C., Dietrich, J.-P., Luderer, G., Pehl, M., Pietzcker, R., Piontek, F., Lotze-Campen, H., Biewald, A., Bonsch, M., Giannousakis, A., Kreidenweis, U., Müller, C., Rolinski, S., Schultes, A., Schwanitz, J., Stevanovic, M., Calvin, K., Emmerling, J., Fujimori, S., Edenhofer, O., (2017): Fossil-fueled development (SSP5): An energy and resource intensive scenario for the 21st century. Global Environmental Change 42: 297-315.

Frieler, K., Levermann, A., Elliott, J., Heinke, J., Arneth, A., Bierkens, M.F.P., Ciais, P., Clark, D.B., Deryng, D., Döll, P., Falloon, P., Fekete, B., Folberth, C., Friend, A.D., Gellhorn, C., Gosling, S.N., Haddeland, I., Khabarov, N., Lomas, M., Masaki, Y., Nishina, K., Neumann, K., Oki, T., Pavlick, R., Ruane, A.C., Schmid, E., Schmitz, C., Stacke, T., Stehfest, E., Tang, Q., Wisser, D., Huber, V., Piontek, F., Warszawski, L., Schewe, J., Lotze-Campen, H., Schellnhuber, H.J. (2015): A framework for the cross-sectoral integration of multi-model impact projections: land use decisions under climate impacts uncertainties. Earth Syst. Dynam., 6, 447–460.

Huber, V., Schellnhuber, H.J., Arnell, N.W., Frieler, K., Friend, A.D., Gerten, D., Haddeland, I., Kabat, P., Lotze-Campen, H., Lucht, W., Parry, M., Piontek, F., Rosenzweig, C., Schewe, J., Warszawski, L. (2014). Climate Impacts Research: Beyond Patchwork. Earth System Dynamics 5: 309-408.

Schwanitz, V.J.,  Piontek, F., Bertram, C., Luderer, G. (2014). Long-term climate policy implications of phasing out fossil fuel subsidies. Energy Policy 67: 882-894.

Algorry, D.G., Navarro, C.F., Abadi, M.G., Sales, L.V., Steinmetz, M., Piontek, F. (2014). Counterrotating stars in simulated galaxy disks. MNRAS 437 (4): 3596-3602.

Luderer, G., Leimbach, M., Bauer, N., Kriegler, E., Aboumahboub, T., Arroyo Curras, T., Baumstark, L., Bertram, C., Giannousakis, A., Hilaire, J., Klein, D., Mouratiadou, I., Pietzker, R., Piontek, F., Roming, N., Schultes, A., Schwanitz, V.J., Strefler, J. (2013). Description of the REMIND Model (Vesrion 1.5). SSRN Scholarly Paper. SSRN Working Paper 2312844, August 19, 2013.

Piontek, F., Müller, C., Pugh, T.A.M., Clark, D., Deryng, D., Elliott, J., de Jesus Colón González, F., Flörke, M., Folberth, C., Franssen, W., Frieler, K., Friend, A.D., Gosling, S.N., Hemming, D., Khabarov, N., Kim, H., Lomas, M.R., Masaki, Y., Mengel, M., Morse, A., Neumann, K., Nishina, K., Ostberg, S., Pavlick, R., Ruane, A.C., Schewe, J., Schmid, E., Stacke, T., Tang, Q., Tessler, Z.D., Tompkins, A.M., Warszawski, L., Wisser, D., Schellnhuber, H.J. (2013), Multisectoral climate impact hotspots in a warming world.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (9): 3233-3238. 

Schewe, J., Heinke, J., Gerten, D., Haddeland, I., Arnell, N.W., Clark, D.B., Dankers, R., Eisner, S., Fekete, B., Colón-González, F.J., Gosling, S.,N., Kim, H., Liu, X., Masaki, Y, Portmann, F.T., Satoh, Y., Stacke, T., Tang, Q., Wada, Y., Wisser, D., Albrecht, T., Frieler, K., Piontek, F., Warszawski, L., Kabat, P. (2013), Multi-model assessment of water scarcity under climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (9):3245-3250.

Warszawski, L., Friend, A., Ostberg, S., Frieler, K., Lucht, W., Schaphoff, S., Beerling, D., Cadule, P., Ciais, P., Clark, D. B., Kahana, R., Ito, A., Keribin, R., Kleidon, A., Lomas, M., Nishina, K., Pavlick, R., Rademacher, T.T., Buechner, M., Piontek, F., Schewe, J., Serdeczny, O., Schellnhuber, H.J. (2013). A multi-model analysis of risk of ecosystem shifts under climate. Environmental Research Letters 8, 044018

Warszawski, L., Frieler, K., Huber, V., Piontek, F., Serdeczny, O., Schewe, J. (2013), The Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISI-MIP): Project framework. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (9): 3228-3232. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1312330110

Rosenzweig, C., Elliott, J., Deryng, D., Ruane, A.C., Müller, C., Arneth, A., Boote, K.J., Folberth, C., Glotter, M., Khabarov, N., Neumann, K., Piontek, F., Pugh, T.A.M., Schmid, E., Stehfest, E., Yang, H., Jones, J.W. (2013), Assessing agricultural risks of climate change in the 21st century in a global gridded crop model intercomparison. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (9): 3268-3273. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1222463110

Hempel, S., Frieler, K., Warszawski, L., Schewe, J., Piontek, F. (2013).  A trend-preserving bias correction - the ISI-MIP approach. Earth System Dynamics 4: 219-236, DOI:10.5194/esd-4-219-2013.

Link, P.M., Piontek, F., Scheffran, J., Schilling, J. (2012). On foes and flows: Vulnerabilities, adaptive capacities and transboundary relations in the Nile River Basin in times of climate change. L'Europe en formation 365:99-138.

Piontek, F., Steinmetz, M. (2011). The modelling of feedback processes in cosmological simulations of disk galaxy formation. MNRAS 410(4): 2625-2642.

Köckert, F., Reynolds, C. (2006). The influence of radio galaxy activity on X-ray absorption lines from the intracluster medium. MNRAS 368(2): 668-676.


Other publications

Serdeczny, O., Piontek, F. und Birkmann, J. (Eds.)  (2016). Übergreifende Risiken und Unsicherheiten. In: Brasseur, G.P., Jacob, D. und Schuck-Zöller, S. (Hrsgs) (2017): Klimawandel in Deutschland. Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Berlin, Heidelberg. DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-50397-3

Schellnhuber, H. J., W. Hare, O. Serdeczny, M. Schaeffer, S. Adams, F. Baarsch, S. Schwan, D. Coumou, A. Robinson, M. Vieweg, F. Piontek, R. Donner, J. Runge, K. Rehfeld, J. Rogelj, M. Perrette, A. Menon, C.-F. Schleussner, A. Bondeau, A. Svirejeva-Hopkins, J. Schewe, K. Frieler, L. Warszawski, and M. Rocha (2013). Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience. Report commissioned by The World Bank, Washington, D.C. 

Piontek, F. (2011). Cooperation over Nile Waters: Needed more under Climate Change, more Attainable after the “Arab Spring”? , in: The Environment and the Middle East – Volume III: Regional and International Cooperation, Middle East Institute Viewpoints, p. 17-19

Jubeh ,G., Aljazzar, T., Piontek, F., Alraggad, M. (2011). Water Resources and Security under the Stress of Climate Change in the Middle East. in: The Impact of Climate Change on the Middle East – Converging and Diverging Perceptions of Development and Human Security, DGAP Report 20, p. 16-26


Piontek, F. (2010). The impact of climate change on conflict and cooperation in the Nile Basin. Master's Thesis, University of Hamburg.


Piontek, F. (2009). The formation of disk galaxies: A systematic study. PhD Thesis, University of Potsdam.




"An update from the ISIMIP project", Climate Change impacts and Integrated Assessment Workshop XXII, Snowmass, USA, July 25-29 2016

"Searching for the weak spot - A comprehensive investigation of climate change impacts and macroeconomic growth", SURED 2016, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France, June 6-8 2016

"Searching for the weak spot - A comprehensive investigation of climate change impacts and macroeconomic growth", Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium Meeting, Potsdam, Germany, November 16-18 2015

“Leaving the world as we know it: Hotspots of global climate change impacts”, conference “Impacts World 2013”, Potsdam, Germany, May 27-30 2013

“Economic effects of climate change in the agricultural sector – towards a closed-loop assessment”, Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium Meeting, Utrecht, The Netherlands, November 12-13 2012

“The Intersectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISI-MIP)”, Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium Meeting, Utrecht, The Netherlands, November 12-13 2012

“On foes and flows: Water conflict and cooperation in the Nile River Basin in times of climate change”, conference “Adaptation Futures”, Tucson, AZ, USA, May 29-31 2012

“Impacts of Climate Change on the Nile River Conflict: The Case of Egypt“, conference “The Impact of Climate Change on the Middle East – Converging and Diverging Perceptions on Development and Human Security“, Amman, Jordan, November 25-28 2010

 “Integrated assessment of climate security hotspots in the Mediterranean Region: Potential water conflicts in the Nile River basin”, conference “Climate Change and Security”, with J. Scheffran and P.M. Link, Trondheim, Norway, June 21-242010

 “Simulating disk galaxy formation“, colloquium talk at Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria

 “Formation of disk galaxies“, colloquium talk at Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille, France

 “Formation of disk galaxies“, conference „Galaxy Growth in a Dark Universe“, Heidelberg, Germany, July 16-20 2007

“Galaxies: Islands in the Universe“, public talk at Bruno Bürgel Observatory, Berlin, Germany, 2010

“The secret of the christmas star“, public talk at Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam, Germany, 2010


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