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  1. 17.10.2017

    China: Climate Protection as a Side Effect

    Since the USA opted out of the Paris Climate Agreement at the latest, hopes for global climate protection have been pinned on China, which is still the world’s largest producer of greenhouse gases. It is now confidently presenting itself as a climate defender and celebrating its first successes. ...

  2. 02.10.2017

    Rain catchers out at sea

    Eighty percent of global precipitation falls over the oceans, and plays an essential role in our climate. But how can we measure rain- and snowfall on the open seas? Geoscientist Christian Klepp is developing a new dataset based on extensive measurements, which he is gathering on board research...

  3. 29.09.2017

    Understanding climate models in a playful way (in german)

    Mehr als 50.000 Besucher konnten dieses Jahr beim Wissenschaftsfestival „Highlights der Physik“ unter dem Motto „Struktur und Symmetrie“ begrüßt werden. Ebenfalls vertreten: das am CEN entwickelte Exponat „Chaos oder vorhersagbar? – Unser Wetter“.

  4. 28.09.2017

    Christian Möllmann mit höchstem Preis des ICES geehrt

    Prof. Christian Möllmann hat den Outstanding Achievment Award des ‘International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)’ erhalten. Er ist der erste Deutsche in der Reihe der seit 2005 geehrten Preisträger. ICES ehrt damit seine exzellente wissenschaftliche Forschungsarbeit sowie deren...

  5. 26.09.2017

    How buildings change the wind in the HafenCity

    Instead of being windless, for pedestrians it is often especially windy near tall buildings, as they can markedly change the air currents in their immediate vicinity. How does the construction of a new building concretely influence wind direction and speed? Is more exhaust gas funneled into certain...

  6. 12.09.2017

    Get clever about climate – DKK and WWF Germany launch free online course

    In a few weeks’ time, politicians, scientists and activists from around the world will meet in Bonn to discuss approaches to resolving the climate crisis. For those wanting to become knowledgeable about the subject before the negotiations in November, the Deutsches Klima-Konsortium together with the...

  7. 01.09.2017

    Universität Hamburg: Besuch der französischen Wissenschaftsministerin

    Am heutigen Freitag, dem 1. September, besuchte die französische Wissenschaftsministerin Frédérique Vidal die Universität Hamburg. Ihr besonderes Interesse galt dabei der Klimaforschung. Jüngst hatten sich Vidal und ihre deutsche Amtskollegin Johanna Wanka in Paris auf eine engere Zusammenarbeit bei...