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  1. 17.03.2016

    There are more than three trillion trees in the world

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Peter Borchardt has studied a unique ecosystem in Kyrgyzstan, and in so doing has provided a basis for counting the number of trees around the globe.

  2. 14.03.2016

    GeoUnion’s Johannes-Georgi-Preis 2016 is awarded to Martin Claussen

    The renowned Johannes Georgi Award for Meteorology 2016 goes to Martin Claussen, Professor of Meteorology at Hamburg University and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg. The prize has been presented to Prof. Claussen during the opening session of the meteorological...

  3. 03.03.2016

    Sea Ice in the Arctic: When the Winter Maximum is a Minimum

    This time of year, we should normally see a substantial rise in the amount of arctic sea ice. But the reality is quite different this year. This indicator of climate change was one of the central themes at the CliSAP Workshop on the Arctic and Permafrost.

  4. 03.03.2016

    New Visualization of the Cyclones “Christian” and “Haiyan”

    In late 2013 the two cyclones “Christian” and “Haiyan” unleashed their destructive power: “Christian” swept across the North Sea in October, while “Haiyan” struck the Philippines in November. In a new visualization, Dr. Felicia Brisc from the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP shows the two storms in...

  5. 15.02.2016

    Jürgen Scheffran über komplexe Krisen und das Klima der Unsicherheit

    Das Jahr 2015 hat Krisen wie am Fließband sichtbar gemacht. Ukraine, Griechenland, Syrien, Irak, Afghanistan, Mali, Paris, Köln: Dies sind nur einige der Brennpunkte, an denen sich destruktive Entwicklungen entluden. Damit verbunden sind Flüchtlingskrisen und Umweltkatastrophen wie Stürme,...

  6. 08.02.2016

    Christiane Fröhlich beim DKK-Pressefrühstück

    Am 11. Februar wird Dr. Christiane Fröhlich, CliSAP-Wissenschaftlerin am Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik, am Pressefrühstück des Deutschen Klimakonsortiums (DKK) in Berlin teilnehmen. Fröhlich hat syrische Flüchtlinge in Jordanien befragt, in wie weit klimatische Bedingungen...