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Long Night of Sciences 2015

Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research, from Jun 13, 2015 05:00 PM to Jun 13, 2015 11:55 PM

On a yearly mild June evening, dozens of scientific institutions in Berlin and Potsdam open their doors for the public. With interactive events, they fascinate the people for their work and current research results. Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research is going to take part again. Program information is coming soon.

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European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2015

Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, from May 12, 2015 09:00 AM to May 14, 2015 04:00 PM

This year's ECCA will approach Integrating climate adaptation action in science, policy, practice and business. Therefore, the scientific projects BASE (Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe), RAMSES (Reconciling Adaptation, Mitigation and Sustainable Development for cities) and ToPDad (Tool-supported policy development for regional adaptation) are going to be involved. The session 'Cities and climate change impacts' is organized by PIK-scientist Diego Rybski.

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Berlin Energy Days 2015: From Berlin to Paris

Ludwig-Erhard-Haus, Berlin, from Apr 29, 2015 09:30 AM to Apr 29, 2015 01:00 PM

Series of Lectures. The German Energiewende is regarded as a global exemplar. Which challenges ensue within this project? May a city like Berlin give innovative impulses? Based on the state of affairs in Climate Impact Research, the PIK-scientists Fritz Reusswig, Stefan Rahmstorf, Thomas Nocke, Michael Pahle and Susanne Großmann-Clarke debate these questions. Which positions of points are necessary for this year's Climate Conference in Paris? Registration necessary.

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Berlin Energy Days 2015: Climate Neutrality in the Growing City

Ludwig-Erhard-Haus, Berlin, from Apr 28, 2015 06:30 PM to Apr 28, 2015 08:00 PM

Panel Discussion. In March 2014, a PIK study showed: Berlin could be climate-neutral in 2050 - despite economic growth and population increase. PIK-scientist Fritz Reusswig and other experts discuss, which steps are necessary to reach this aim and how the city can adapt to Climate Change. Registration necessary.

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Girls' Day 2015

Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research, from Apr 23, 2015 09:00 AM to Apr 23, 2015 02:00 PM

In context of Girls' Day 2015, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research opens its doors for the next generation. Pupils from the age of twelve will have the chance to be fascinated for natural sciences by leading female scientists of our institute. There will be the possibility to explore Telegraphenberg, try research tools for the study of weather and climate, and ask the scientists questions about their work and profession. A registration on the website of the organizer is required, see below.

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Nobel Laureates Symposium 2015 "4C: Changing Climate, Changing Cities"

JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, from Apr 22, 2015 03:00 PM to Apr 25, 2015 06:00 PM

For the 4th time, the Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research organizes the international Nobel Cause Symposium on Global Sustainability. Nobel laureates and junior scientists from all over the world discuss about the problems of our planet and together develop solution approaches. This year's Symposium takes place in Hong Kong and deals with the topic "4C: Changing Climate, Changing Cities".

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Climate Justice Dialoge: 2015 - An opportunity not to be missed

HU Berlin/Senatssaal, from Apr 13, 2015 07:00 PM to Apr 13, 2015 08:30 PM

The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice in cooperation with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Humboldt University Berlin invites to an interactive dialogue on April 13 7-8:30pm in the Senatssaal of HU Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

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Climate - Change in the Summit Year 2015

Universität Hamburg, from Mar 18, 2015 12:30 PM to Mar 18, 2015 06:50 PM

Symposium "for a cooperation of Science, Politics and Society". On the occasion of climate researcher Hartmut Graßl's 75th birthday, renowned scientists come together in Hamburg to term the challenges of Climate Change and to develop solution approaches. PIK's Chief Economist Ottmar Edenhofer therefore pursues the question of which research is necessary for Climate Protection.

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Solution Approaches for a 2°C-Economy

Schüco International AG, Bielefeld, from Mar 16, 2015 05:00 PM to Mar 16, 2015 08:00 PM

Lecture with following discussion round. Climate protection and adaptation to climate change are some of the most important challenges of the 21st century. Especially urban areas will be hot spots concerning these matters. Within IHK-Environment Panel 2015 "Climate Change: Challenge for an advanced urban planning and building design", PIK's Chief Economist Ottmar Edenhofer speaks about climate impacts on economy and solution approaches for a 2°-economy.

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DPG Spring Meeting: Physics of Socio-Economic Systems Division

Technical University Berlin, from Mar 15, 2015 09:00 AM to Mar 20, 2015 04:00 PM

Like in the last years, the Physics of Socio-Economic Systems Division of German Physical Society organizes a Spring Meeting concerning the mathematical and computer simulation of social and economic systems. Among others, there will be a Symposium about Physics of Sustainability and human-nature-interactions, arranged by PIK-scientists Reik Donner and Diego Rybski.

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Climate Protection as a World Citizen Movement?

Leuphana University Lueneburg, from Feb 25, 2015 02:00 PM to Feb 25, 2015 04:00 PM

Discussion round. What can the worldwide civil society contribute to the solution of the global challenge of climate protection? How can politics support these efforts? PIK's Head of Executive Staff Daniel Klingenfeld debates with other renowned experts about this topic in a discussion round at Leuphana University Lueneburg.

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2°C - What is still achievable in climate protection?

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, from Feb 18, 2015 07:00 PM to Feb 18, 2015 09:00 PM

Lecture with following discussion round. Ten years ago, Kyoto Protocol was adopted. On this occasion, Jochem Marotzke (Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology) and Jan Minx (Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research) discuss about results, scopes ans perspectives of climate policy.

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Of Climate, Data, Ice and Sea

Wissenschaftsetage (Bildungsforum Potsdam), from Feb 16, 2015 06:00 PM to Feb 16, 2015 08:30 PM

Discussion Round. 'Uncorking East Antarctica yields unstoppable sea-level rise' - 'Antarctica could raise sea level faster than previously thought'. In the context of 'Arctic helix' exhibition, the climate experts Andreas Groh (German Research Center for GeoSciences), Hans-Wolfgang Hubberten (Alfred Wegener Institute) and Stefan Rahmstorf (Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research) discuss about the stage of affairs in climate research. What do we know? What is uncertain? How can we act? Arranged by RBB Inforadio and pro Wissen Potsdam e.V.

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Exploration of Approaches to Climate Change

Urania Berlin, from Feb 16, 2015 05:30 PM to Feb 16, 2015 07:30 PM

Public Lecture. PIK's chief economist Ottmar Edenhofer reports on the state of affairs in climate change research and adaptation and climate protection strategies in a global context. Public lecture at Urania Berlin as part of the 'Leibniz Lessons' lecture series.

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Health, Energy & Extreme Events in a Changing Climate

Bad Honnef, Germany, from Dec 06, 2014 09:00 AM to Dec 09, 2014 06:00 PM

This workshop brings together theoretical physicists and complex systems scientists with distinguished researchers working on health, energy, and climate change to study the interactions between these systems and present important applied research opportunities for young physicists.

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What does it cost to save the world?

HWR Berlin, from Oct 20, 2014 02:00 PM to Oct 20, 2014 05:00 PM

Public Lecture. PIK's chief economist Ottmar Edenhofer comments on the role of science and the responsibility of politics in the context of climate change. How could these sectors work together in the face of the global challenge of climate protection? Public lecture with following discussion round at HWR Berlin.

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World Health Summit 2014

Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, from Oct 19, 2014 05:00 PM to Oct 22, 2014 03:00 PM

By 2050, two-thirds of all humans will be living in cities. What will the impact be for health care? How can we ensure today that diseases won’t develop into epidemics in megacities in the future? The 6th World Health Summit, held from October 19 – 22 in Berlin, will raise questions like these.

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Science Notes on climate change

UEBEL & GEFÄHRLICH in Hamburg, from Sep 13, 2014 08:00 PM to Sep 13, 2014 08:00 PM

Dr. Ricarda Winkelmann, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), is one of the climate experts giving a presentation at the Science Notes event in September in Hamburg.

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International Conference “Historic Gardens and Climate Change”

Potsdam, Nikolaisaal, Wilhelm-Staab-Str. 10-11, and Orangerieschloss, Park Sanssouci , from Sep 04, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 06, 2014 12:00 PM

Die Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation (Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten, SPSG) Berlin-Brandenburg invites to the international congress „Historic Gardens and Climate Change – Recommendations for Preservation“

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Charity concert - Science meets music

Großer Refraktor, Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam , from Aug 30, 2014 08:00 PM to Aug 30, 2014 08:00 PM

Climate scientists together with musicians organise a concert in an unusual place, the Great Refractor at the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam.

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