Public outreach, the communication of science beyond the borders of university, is essential for the FFU. We organise regular funictions like for example the SchülerUni which gives pupils the opportunity to learn about climate change at university. Specialist conferences and symposiums contribute to spreading the knowledge of the FFU among broad groups of interested organisations and individuals. Additionally, there are several event series like the Berlin Conference, that are very popular.Below you can see some of our projects pertaining to the category "Publik Outreach". Please go to "List of all projects" for a complete overview.
The 2016 Berlin Conference invited scholars and practitioners to discuss questions arising from the new and universal global climate agreement adopted at the UN climate change conference in Paris on 12 December 2015. In the light of the continuity and change that Paris will bring, the discussions and knowledge exchange evolved around international climate policy and politics in the larger context of global governance and the challenges of a transformation towards sustainable development in a turbulent world.
The Indo-German Expert Group is an interdisciplinary working group of renowned experts from leading research institutions / political think tanks in India and Germany. It was set up in 2013 to enhance collaborative learning, contribute to informed decision-making in both countries and feed into the international debate on a green and inclusive economy.
since November 2013
The core structure of the project “Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue plus” (TUCD+) is the same as the previous project “Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue” (TUCD). The dialogue between elected officials, senior corporate representatives, technical experts and practitioners from Germany, Canada and the United States on the mutually beneficial transfers and applications of Integrated Community Energy Plan (CEPs) among the metropolitan regions of Northern Virginia, Guelph, Stuttgart and the Ruhr Valley will be intensified by two further workshops.
The DFG Research Unit address the complex scientific questions related to heat stress in mid-latitude cities by a multi- and interdisciplinary approach involving climatologists, urban geographers and hydrologists, physicians, architects, physicists and engineers, urban planners and social scientists.
The German-Indian Sustainability and Climate Change Dialogue brings together decision-makers, scholars and future environmental leaders from Germany and India. They address climate protection and environmental governance and discuss the challenges and chances for bilateral environmental cooperation between both countries.
English version coming soon!
Im Rahmen der deutsch-ukrainischen Zusammenarbeit hat das Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit, einen Konsultationsprozess eingeleitet, in dessen Verlauf umsetzbare Projekte im nicht-nuklearen Bereich identifiziert und entwickelt werden.