The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research opens its doors for the next generation as part of the Girls' Day 2014. This time pupils at the age of 12 and older will explore the Potsdamer Telegraphenberg, can try research tools for the study of weather and climate in the "Wetterküche", and can ask scientists questions about their work and profession. Please notice that this event will be in German! A registration on the website of the organizer is required.
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber will give a lecture at the 29th Niederbayern regional competition of "Young Scientist 2014". The aim of these Germany-wide competitions is to inspire young people in mathematics, computer science, natural sciences and technology to find and promote future talents. Please notice that this event will be in German!
In this workshop we will gather a carefully selected group of international experts for creatively exploring innovative approaches to Earth system modeling. The aim is to stimulate collaboration on research questions and model development related to the role of human societies in the Earth system and global societal-environmental co-evolutionary dynamics. Participants are, inter alia, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Tim Lenton and Johan Rockström.
Stefan Rahmstorf and Jacob Schewe of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research participate in the 4th Annual meeting of the Climate Service Center on the topic of "Society in a changing Climate: What adjustment is needed and is possible for the future?". On the second day of the event Jacob Schewe will give a lecture on "Consequences of Climate in the World: A risk analysis". Registration for the event via the website of the organizer is necessary. For the respective event dates please check the program listed on the website. Please notice that this event will be in German!
Ottmar Edenhofer of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research will participate in a panel discussion on "Climate change as a challenge of international politics" at the 50th Munich Security Conference. For more information, please refer to the organizer's website!
Design or non-design? That is the question ... Hans Joachim Schellnhuber will address in his lecture "The Great Transformation" at the Kunsthochschule Weißensee how a collective thinking towards sustainability can be developed in the future. To this end, he will present the latest results of climate research combined with the political and ethical challenges of human-induced climate change and will demonstrate innovative concepts, which designers and creative people could actively contribute to the preservation of the natural foundations of life and thus become "change agents". Please notice that this event will be in German!
The Centre for Climate Change Research and Development (CCRD), the Institute of Meteorology, the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) (Pakistan), the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Germany) and the International Centre for Climate and Environment Sciences (ICCES) the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) (China) are jointly organizing an International Conference on "Asian Monsoon and Climate Change". For more information, please refer to the organizer's website!
Herrmann Lotze-Campen from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research takes part in a panel discussion on food security in the context of the International Economic Podium, which is presented annually by the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture Berlin e.V. organized on the occasion of the "International Green Week". For more information on registration and the event itself, please refer to the organizer's website!
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber talks about the latest developments in climate research, the results of the climate conference in Warsaw and the importance of concrete action for climate protection at the TU Berlin. Organizer of the event is the cooperative Citizens Energy Berlin, which will present in the following their plan to purchase the Berliner grid. Please notice that this event will be in German!
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!