German Science Hour im Deutschen Pavillion auf der COP 23

Andreas Oschlies, Mark Lawrence, Oliver Geden and Lilly Fuhr: “Failing the carbon budget - what's next?”

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JULY 2015 // Climate Engineering Research Symposium

files/media/news/cersym_2015.jpgBerlin, July 7-10, 2015


Several European projects in the area of climate engineering research will have been completed in 2015. In Germany, the DFG’s Scientific Priority Program on Climate Engineering (SPP1689) will enter preparation for its second phase. Other countries are debating the merits of commencing their own research projects on climate engineering.

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MARCH 2015 // Dialog zur Klimaökonomie


Das Institut für Weltwirtschaft koordiniert den Begleitprozess zum Förderschwerpunkt „Ökonomie des Klimawandels“ des BMBF-Rahmenprogramms Forschung für Nachhaltige Entwicklungen (FONA)

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JUNE 2013 // Kick off meeting of the SPP 1689

DFG Priority Program Climate Engineering (SPP 1689), coordinated by the Kiel Earth Institute

Climate Engineering – the planetary-scale intentional intervention in the climate system to counter global climate change and its side effects – is gaining importance in scientific and public discussions around the world. Against this background, the German Research Foundation (DFG) initiated a priority program (SPP 1689) on examining the risks and side effects of climate engineering. The Kick off meeting was held on June 3-4, 2013 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.



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Can Climate Engineering help saving the climate?

files/media/files_en/grafik_ce_text_e_ohead.jpgDFG Priority Programm on Climate Engineering installed

The German Science Foundation (DFG) installed a priority programm on CE, entiteled „Climate Engineering: Risks, Challenges, Opportunities?“.

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Scoping report Climate Engineering

files/media/files/bumi-bildung-forschung.jpgThe Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has commissioned an interdisciplinary consortium of experts from the field of natural science, law,  conomics, politics, sociology and ethics to provide a comprehensive report on recent scientific knowledge related to climate engineering. The experts conducted six disciplinary reports and one integrative interdisciplinary report. The Kiel Earth Institute, as member of the project team, coordinated and published the report.

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A new news portal on Climate Engineering went online on September 30, 2011

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files/media/files/brandrodung.jpgGLUES is a consortium of project partners for the scientific coordination and synthesis of the BMBF "Sustainable Land Use Management" program.
The "Sustainable Land Management" program supports regional research projects. These projects work in different regions world-wide while being connected through international research programs.
The GLUES project aims to support the international cross-disciplinary collaboration of research projects dealing with the issue of land use, greenhouse gas emissions and ecosystem services. (Photo: Gernot Klepper)

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