How does climate change influence extreme events such as heat waves, floods and droughts? What can we do to avoid dangerous impacts?
Vera Stercken/Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Harald Kunstmann/Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Clemens Simmer/University of Bonn, Uwe Ulbrich/Freie Universität Berlin, Aiko Voigt/KIT
Why is the current climate change different than in the past? How will the Earth system develop in the future?
Elmar Kriegler / Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Mojib Latif / GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel / Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK)
How can science communication be improved? What are dos and donts when talking to different target audiences?
Moderation Friedemann Call/DLR-PT, Hannah Schmid-Petri/University of Passau, Marie-Luise Beck/Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK), Pieter Pauw/German Development Institute (DIE), Jonathan Lynn/Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Secretariat
Strength and limits of carbon pricing in the pursuit of a low-carbon and inclusive future.
Moderation Gregor Laumann/DLR-PT, René Haak/BMBF, Grischa Perino/Uni Hamburg, Karen Pittel/ifo/DFG/DKN Future Earth, Julia Anna Bingler/Germanwatch
What are the risks and impacts of climate change for oceans? How are coastal populations affected?
Wilfried Kraus/BMBF, Ulf Riebesell/GEOMAR, Sebastian Ferse/ZMT, Hans-Otto Pörtner/AWI/IPCC WGII