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  1. 23.11.2015

    Will the climate phenomenon El Niño mean a harsh winter for Hamburg?

    We’ve already seen the first signs: El Niño, a climate phenomenon that can set off extreme weather events around the globe, is due to come calling this winter. Every two to seven years, it turns the entire Pacific on its head: the warm surface waters of the Pacific no longer flow from east to west,...

  2. 22.11.2015

    Urgent need to explain climate policy

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Michael Brüggemann is analyzing the media coverage on climate change — for example during the climate conference.

  3. 09.11.2015

    Forscher zum Start des Klima-MOOC: Warum wir mitmachen

    Heute startet die erste deutsche Onlinevorlesung zum Thema Klimawandel. 19 Forscherinnen und Forscher teilen darin ihr Wissen mit einer breiten Öffentlichkeit, fünf davon aus CliSAP. Warum sie die Zeit investierten, erzählen sie im Trailer.

  4. 23.10.2015

    Inaugural lecture: How climate change is affecting journalism

    Reporting on climate change poses challenges for journalists. In his inaugural lecture last week, Michael Brüggemann explained just what those challenges are. The talk was his first official act as the latest addition to Universität Hamburg’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences. The...

  5. 21.10.2015

    Ocean salinity – the key to the global water cycle?

    Last week, about 80 oceanographers from around the globe gathered at Hamburg’s Museum für Völkerkunde to discuss the latest findings on “salinity and freshwater changes in the ocean.” The four-day conference was organized by DFG Research Group 1740 “Atlantic Freshwater Cycle,” which is coordinated...

  6. 20.10.2015

    Nacht des Wissens im Geomatikum: Am Samstag geht es los!

    Am 7. November heißt es wieder: Klima- und Erdsystemforschung zum Anschauen, Anfassen und Mitmachen. Während der Nacht des Wissens öffnet das Geomatikum in der Bundesstraße 55 von 17 bis 24 Uhr seine Pforten. Mehr als fünfzig Programmpunkte bieten neben Vorträgen, Führungen und Präsentationen...

  7. 20.10.2015

    Senator for Science Fegebank visits KlimaCampus Hamburg

    Katharina Fegebank, Senator for Science in Hamburg, Germany, visited the KlimaCampus Hamburg for a meet and greet. To get a better overview of the various scientific activities related to climate research and climate adaptation research in Hamburg, Fegebank met with the leaders of the institutes...

  8. 07.10.2015

    Eurasian winter cooling in the warming hiatus of 1998–2012

    Chao Li, Bjorn Stevens and Jochem Marotzke at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), have investigated the relative magnitudes of the contributions of surface temperature trends from different latitude bands to the recent warming hiatus. The new study on “Eurasian winter cooling in the...