German Science Hour: Täglich eine Stunde Wissenschaft

The Paris Agreement was an important milestone for climate research: research has provided the knowledge basis and now plays a crucial role in achieving the targets of the Agreement. HD(CP)² members Aiko Voigt and Clemens Simmer took part on the first day of the German Science Hour at COP23.

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research therefore brings science onto the stage during the negotiations at COP23 by hosting the German Science Hour every day. Experts from science and relevant stakeholders from politics and society ...

... present the latest scientific facts about climate change
... explain research findings in an understandable way
... answer the audience's questions

The scope of the German Science Hour ranges from the natural science basis to socio-economic aspects including climate communication in times of fake news.

Mo, 06.11. Science of extreme events
Tu, 07.11. Climate of the past - climate of the future
Wed, 08.11. Communicating climate science
Th, 09.11. The fate of greenhouse gases: the knowns and the unknowns
Fr, 10.11. Carbon pricing: making polluters pay or selling out our future?
Sa, 11.11. Our ocean future: marine ecosystems under climate change
Mo, 13.11. Science in times of fake news
Tu, 14.11. Paris, coal, and the price of carbon
Wed, 15.11. Transformation - turning the climate tide
Th, 16.11. (12-13h) Failing the carbon budget - what's next?

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