Renowned climate scientists from our member institutions all over Germany give lectures about climate change, risks and challenges. As climate research is a broad and interdisciplinary field they come from many disciplines to take all the facets of the earth system into consideration. Guest contributions from international experts are included.

Chapter 1

"Climate system and climate change"

Key speaker: Prof. Dr. Mojib Latif, GEOMAR Kiel


Chapter 2

"Models and scenarios"

Key speaker: Prof. Dr Jochem Marotzke, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg


Chapter 3

"Climate history"

Key speaker: Prof. Dr. Michael Schulz, MARUM, Bremen


Chapter 4

"Impacts of climate change"

Key speaker: Prof. Dr. Hermann Lotze-Campen, PIK, Potsdam


Chapter 5

"Climate change as a social challenge"

Key speaker: Prof. Dr. Anita Engels, CliSAP, Hamburg


Chapter 6

"Climate change in politics and economics"

Key speaker: Prof. Dr. Gernot Klepper, IfW, Kiel


The Climate Course’s Presenter is Helena Humphrey

(Deutsche Welle)