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  1. 01.11.2016

    Why They Drive Sugar-powered Cars in Brazil

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Daniele Vieira do Nascimento is a governance researcher and researched the flex fuel boom in Brazil.

  2. 20.10.2016

    Reform des EU-Emissionshandels ist kontraproduktiv

    Das Parlament der Europäischen Union (EU) hat im vergangenen Jahr eines der wichtigsten Instrumente im Kampf gegen den Klimawandel verschärft und eine Reform des Treibhausgas-Emissionshandels (Emissions Trading System/ETS) beschlossen. Dass und warum diese Reform ihr Ziel verfehlt, berichten Prof....

  3. 20.10.2016

    German Climate Forecast System now online

    Will La Niña change the global climate in the next several months? Starting today, decisionmakers and other interested parties can go online to view the latest seasonal outlooks generated by a new forecasting system developed in Germany – including information on the probability of a La Niña event.

  4. 28.08.2016

    Extraterrestrial impacts: When rock flows like water

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Ulrich Riller is a geologist and explains how an impact shockwave can turn the rock into liquid.

  5. 28.07.2016

    Climate-KIC summer school: the springboard for sustainable start-ups

    Last Monday, 39 master’s students from all across the world embarked on a five-week summer school called Climate-KIC—The Journey. At Universität Hamburg’s Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), two weeks of the program are dedicated to prepping participants for devising...

  6. 19.07.2016

    Researchers simulate the emergence of leads in sea ice

    Scientists from the Alfred-Wegener-Institute (AWI) and the University of Hamburg have succeeded in realistically simulating the emergence of large channels in the Artic sea ice in a computer model. This allows the modelling of the heat fluxes between the ocean, ice and the atmosphere.