Headline: IASS in the Media

You can find some selected international media reports on IASS activities below. For reports in German, click here.

November 16, 2020 MENAFN
Prakriti Group organized a Virtual Session on \Open Waste Burning: Scenarios, Impacts and Strategic Planning\ with Bhupendra Das

November 10, 2020 RESET
Digitalisation on the African Continent: a Huge Opportunity If We Avoid Past Mistakes with Stefanie Kunkel

November 1, 2020 Green Prohet
Israel approves 30% renewables goal for 2030: Revolution or low bar?, from Diana Süsser

October 29, 2020, Real Instituto Elcano, Blog
Full decarbonisation is coming: time to plan for the last 20% emission reductions from 80% to 100%, from Richard Thonig

October 29. 2020, Vietnam News Agency
Vietnam’s Updated Climate Goals Aim at Maximizing the Co-Benefits of Climate Action, with Minh Anh Nguyen and Sebastian Helgenberger
also published in Vietnam Net

October 24, 2020, The Rising Nepal and others
Nepal among 10 most polluted countries, with Bhupendra Das
also published in SciDev.Net

October 22, 2020, EurasiaReview and others
The Soft Power Concept Of German Energy Foreign Policy, with  Sonja Thielges and Rainer Quitzow

October 07, 2020 Eos
Pollution over the Tibetan Plateau Linked to Sea Ice Loss in the Arctic with Maheswar Rupakheti

September 09, Science Daily and others
Climate engineering: Modelling projections oversimplify risks, with Sean Low

September 06, 2020, Ostwest-TV
Глобальное потепление: надо ли что-то делать властям и как остановить изменение климата? with Vilena Valeeva

August 14, 2020, Clean energy wire and others
Decentralised European power systems could offer better public participation, with Tim Tröndle

August 14, 2020, SciDev.Net
Raising livestock — answer to crop residue burning, with Bhupendra Das

August 11, 2020, Recharge
Area the size of Portugal' needed to fully supply Europe with PV and onshore wind, with Tim Tröndle

August 03, 2020 The Economic Standard
A Green New Deal for Amazonia? by Karina Marzano and Artur Sgambatti Monteiro

August 03, 2020, The Times
Amazon forests ravaged by 6,800 blazes in a month, with Carlos Rittl (not online)

July 29, 2020 The Financial Express
Post-Covid 19 perspective: A V-shaped recovery imaginable?

July 21, 2020, Welt ohne Hunger
Planetary Health: Recommendations for a Post-Pandemic World, with Nicole de Paula

July 7, 2020 Wired
Germany is scrambling to kick its lifelong addiction to coal with Johannes Steammler

June 24, Bioengineer
Integrating health and climate agendas, with Nicole de Paula

June 19, 2020 NRC Handelsblad
We kunnen het klimaat ook vertimmeren, with Mark Lawrence

June 14, 2020 sverigesradio
Caroline Salzinger om trafikförändringar i coronans spår with Sophia Becker

June 12, 2020 rural 21
Deforestation could give rise to new epidemics, with Artur Sgambatti Monteiro

June 3, 2020 Geographical
Deep seabed mining could inflict considerable direct and indirect harm, with Sabine Christiansen, Sebastian Unger

May 30, 2020, New Medical
Study outlines the spread and causes of COVID-19, with Ortwin Renn

May 22, 2020, Financial Times
Federal Reserve's swaps intervention will preserve dollar's reach, with Armin Haas

May 20, 2020, Cornoa News
Towards a new post-COVID19 development model: Planning Health Planning, with Nicole de Paula

May 19, 2020, Kathimerini
Προς ένα μετά-COVID19 νέο αναπτυξιακό μοντέλο: Η λύση της Πλανητικής Υγείας, with Nicole de Paula

May 19, 2020 phsy.org
Heating buildings: The overlooked climate change factor with Rainer Quitzow

May 13, 2020 Latin American Post
How is COVID-19 affecting the global economic order? with Armin Haas

May 12, 2020 The Rising Nepal
How close is the link between air pollution and COVID-19 deaths?

May 11, 2020 Science Daily
How is COVID-19 affecting the global economic order? with Armin Haas

May 5, 2020 Economic Standard
Don’t forget indoor air pollution in COVID-19 fight: “Lack of Clean Cooking Energy Aggravates Coronavirus Impact in Africa” by Grace Kageni Mbungu

May 4, 2020 China Dialogue
A healthy ocean can help fight pandemics with Thorsten Thiele

April 27, 2020 Newswise
COVID Conversations on Risk with Pia Schweizer

April 16, 2020 Clean Energy Wire
More Germans dissatisfied with energy transition's implementation

April 14, 2020 medium.com
Towards a post-COVID-19 new development paradigm: The Planetary Health solution, from Nicole de Paula

April 06, 2020, European Public Health Agenda
Researchers call on decision-makers to enable safe walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Nicole de Paula

March 30, 2020 The Rising Nepal
Coronavirus lockdown helps improve air quality with Bhupendra Das

March 17, 2020 The Daily Star
COVID-19: Preparing for imminent risk with Ortwin Renn

February 17, 2020 Scientific American
The Supercool Materials That Send Heat to Space

January 21, 2020 Les Echos
La coopération franco-allemande progresse

December 10, 2019 IISD SDG Knowledge Hub
COP 25 Side Event Showcases Climate Plans with Air Quality Co-benefits

November 5, 2020 S&P Global
Geopolitics hurting oil, gas growth, delaying climate efforts: economists

October 4, 2019 - Euraktiv
Deployment of carbon capture and utilisation technologies takes a key step forward

October 4, 2019 - New Era Newspaper Namibia
Namibia committed to ocean conservation

September 30, 2019 - Le Figaro
Climat: l’initiative de Macron prend corps with Andreas Goldthau

September 23, 2019 - Business Day
Listen to the oceans’ call, we need to keep them resilient by Thorsten Thiele

September 19, 2019 - The Economist
Germany’s pricey ‚coal exit‘ with Johannes Steammler

September 11, 2019 - The Chemical Engineer
Current European estimates likely underestimate fracking emissions

September 09, 2019 MINN Post
The Sustainable Development Goals could use a boost — and these five strategies might be just what’s needed by Ortwin Renn

September 06, 2019 Energyzine
Europe could meet energy demand with just renewables

September 05, 2019 lavanguardia
El 100% de la electricidad de Europa puede ser eólica y solar, mira como se calcula

September 05, 2019 monimega
L’Europa può vivere di energie rinnovabili ma con cautela

September 04, 2019 EcoDebate
A Europa possui recursos solares e eólicos suficientes para atender sua demanda de eletricidade inteiramente de fontes renováveis

September 04, 2019 environment journal
Europe can meet energy demand just through renewables, study finds

September 04, 2019 ensia
Opinion: The Sustainable Development Goals could use a boost — and these five strategies might be just what’s needed by Ortwin Renn

September 04, 2019 newstrotteur
L'avenir de l'Europe est renouvelable

September 04, 2019 FATech
Europe’s future is renewable

September 03, 2019 Tekcrispy
Europa tiene la posibilidad de tener un futuro 100% verde

September 02, 2019 Alternativeenergy
Europe’s future is renewable

May 14, 2019, yahoo
How Viable Are AOC's Green New Deal Energy Proposals? Just Ask Europe, with Daniela Setton

April 29, 2019 ThePrisma
The most contaminated area of India with Erika von Schneidemesser

April 10, 2019 Navva
First meeting of the climate cabinet: the five ministers must achieve results with Sebastian Helgenberger

March 25, 2019 The Guardian
Gender pay gap expert among top professors quitting Brexit Britain with Andreas Goldthau

Winter 2018 - European Energy Innovation
Social sustainability is a must by Daniela Setton

December 18, 2018 RMF FM Radio
Nanz: Politykę klimatyczną trzeba prowadzić demokratycznie. Nie można jej narzucać with Patrizia Nanz

December 6, 2018 Carnegie EUROPE
Judy Asks: Will Europe Remain the Anti-Global Warming Leader? with Patrizia Nanz

August 15, 2018, Bloomberg
Germany’s Failed Climate Goals

July 5, 2018, scientific american
The Best Way to Shade Earth

May 19, 2018, sixdegreesnews.org
Better insurance is vital to protecting our ocean by Torsten Thiele

May 5, 2018 BFM Business
Comment les vélos s'invitent en ville pour le transport d'encombrants with Sophia Becker

May 1, 2018 AFP
Pedal power: The rise of cargo bikes in Germany with Sophia Becker

Republished by: Good Planet Info [FR], 100%nancy [FR], La Presse+ [FR], The Economic Times Auto [EN], Arab Timesonline [EN], The Daily Star [EN]

April 20, 2018 Clean Energy Wire
German industry embraces Energiewende transformation challenge with Ortwin Renn

April 19, 2018 xny365
德国大多民众铁心支持能源转型 多花钱也乐意

April 12, 2018 YaleEnvironment360
End of the Road: Are Diesel Cars on the Way Out in Europe? with Sophia Becker


March 13, 2018 El País
El orgullo detrás de la autonomía energética with Sebastian Helgenberger

March 12, 2018 TheScientist
Nitrogen Dioxide Linked to Thousands of Premature Deaths in Germany with Tim Butler

March 6, 2018 Grist
When solar and wind need a boost, nuclear might be the best option with Craig Morris

February 27, 2018 Washington Post
German court opens the way for bans of diesel vehicles, roiling a nation of car obsessives with Tim Butler

February 22, 2018 Colta
На краю перемен - Как меняется Арктика и что нам с этим делать — рассказывает ученый by Vilena Valeeva

February 18, 2018 Nòva
Lo sviluppo parte dai contesti with Ilan Chabay

February 16, 2018 Clean Energy Wire
New phase in transition research: Focus on an integrated energy system with Ortwin Renn

February 16, 2018 Clean Energy Wire
"Germany is a 'living lab' for the energy transition" with Ortwin Renn

February 1, 2018 Material Worlds magazine
Where wind and coal meet with Craig Morris

January 31, 2018 Clean Energy Wire
Climate policy: coalition negotiators shift responsibility to special commission - commentary with Daniela Setton

January 20, 2018 Moondial Nieuws
‘Energietransitie is geen sprint, maar een marathon’ with Craig Morris

January 12, 2018 Clarin
La era del "empoderamiento verde" with Sebastian Helgenberger

December 24, 2017 El Nacional
Alemania dejará de consumir combustibles fósiles en 30 años with Sebastian Helgenberger

December 9th, 2017 Foodlog
De NVWA als dansende bokser in de ring with Ortwin Renn

November 29, 2017 Nature Outlook
Energize the people to effect policy change by Craig Morris and Arne Jungjohann

November 29th, 2017 CNN
Far-fetched fixes for climate change, from solar shields to air-scrubbing with Stefan Schäfer
Republished by: My Express and Voice of Nigeria

November 26th, 2017 entornointeligente.com
ECUADOR: La industria del auto gira de a poco hacia lo eléctrico with Stefan Stückrad

November 24th, 2017 EcoCiv
Dr. Joerg Mayer-Ries in conversation with Philip Clayton (YouTube-Link)

November 17th, 2017 CGTN
The Heat: UN Climate Talks with Craig Morris

November 16th, 2017 UN News Centre
Bonn: Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference (French) with Matthias Honegger
Republished by: Just Earth News, India Blooms, United News of India, ReliefWeb (French), Greenreport.it (Italian), Le Potentiel Online (French)

November 15th, 2017 Clean Energy Wire
Broad support for Energiewende goals in Germany but dissatisfaction with implementation

November 15th, 2017 Ouest france
Cop23: L'Allemangne engluée dans sa dépendance au charbon with Ortwin Renn

November 15th, 2017 Clean Energy Wire
Polls reveal citizens' support for Energiewende with Daniela Setton and Ortwin Renn

November 13th, 2017 Foreign Policy Magazine
Germany Is a Coal-Burning, Gas-Guzzling Climate Change Hypocrite with R. Andreas Kraemer
Republished by Yahoo News, b-m.info

November 12, 2017 Noticias

¿Alemania es el modelo ecológico? with Sebastian Helgenberger

 

November 9th, 2017 ICIMOD

 

November 3rd, 2017 Estado

 

November 1st, 2017 BizCommunity

 

November 2017, Delivered

The Future is Green with Rainer Quitzow

 

October 26th, 2017 Gas & electricity

 

October 19th, 2017 The Conversation

‘Geostorm’ movie shows dangers of hacking the climate – we need to talk about real-world geoengineering now

 

October 19th, 2017 The Conversation

Why you need to get involved in the geoengineering debate – now

 

October 18th, 2017 Deutsche Welle

Engineering the climate — is it a good idea? with Stefan Schäfer

Portuguese: here

 

October 18th, 2017 Reuters

As scientists ponder "hacking the climate," poor countries are wary

Republished by Times of India and EcoBusiness

 

October 16th, 2017 Sputnik News

How Geoengineering Became a Whip for US President Trump

 

October 15th, 2017 Xinhuanet.com

 

October 15th, 2017 Radio Canada

Lutte aux changements climatiques: des scientifiques souhaitent détourner les rayons du soleil with Matthias Honegger

 

October 14th, 2017 People.cn

 

October 14th, 2017 Ifeng.com

 

October 14th, 2017 C.M.163.com

 

October 14th, 2017 The Guardian

Geoengineering is not a quick fix for climate change, experts warn Trump with Mark Lawrence

Republished by businessGreen

 

October 12th, 2017 CBC News

Geoengineering aims to slow global warming by manipulating climate, but risks are unknown

Republished by The Event Chronicle

 

October 11th, 2017 Phys.org, The Jordan Times

As Paris climate goals recede, geoengineering looms larger with Mark Lawrence

 

October 11th, 2017 TV5 Monde

Miroirs ou aspiration de CO2, des techniques pour "réorchestrer" le climat

 

October 11th, 2017 Carbon Brief

Geoengineering: Scientists in Berlin debate radical ways to reverse global warming with Mark Lawrence

 

October 10th, 2017 Nature

Climate meetings pose serious test in the Trump era

September 24th, 2017 BBC

Exit Poll: Merkel Wins but Far Right Makes Gains with Nora Hofstetter

 

September 20th, 2017 Ça m'intéresse

Les arbres rendent-ils nos villes plus respirables? with Galina Churkina

 

September 6th, 2017 pv magazine (Photovoltaics magazine, USA)

Can high levels of solar and wind coexist with nuclear generation on the grid?with Craig Morris

 

August 13, 2017 Deutsche Welle

'Ejemplos a seguir': Conectando arte y ciencia en la búsqueda de soluciones contra el cambio climático

 

August 2, 2017 Diplomatisches Magazin

The European Payments Union: Back to the Future by Armin Haas

 

July 27, 2017 SDG Knowledge Hub

SDG Thematic Reviews for Integrated Implementation: What We Learned from a Review Pilot

 

July 21, 2017 arte info

Des arbres pour améliorer la qualité de l'air allemand with Erika von Schneidemesser

 

July 12, 2017 Carnegie Europe

Judy Asks: Is Europe Too Dependent on Russian Energy? Mit R. Andreas Kraemer

 

July 11, 2017 tech2

The key to India’s solar energy dreams lies in public co-operation, not just in an investor-led approach mit Craig Morris

 

June 28, 2017 SciDevNet

Africa’s R&D voice needed on use of solar engineering with Andrew Parker

 

June 25th, 2017 The Conversation

Blocking out the sun to reduce global warming - an idea still in the makingwith Andrew Parker

 

June 20th, 2017 SparkDialog

Sustainability - The Bigger Picture with Oliver Putz

 

June 17th, 2017 Extra Noticias

¿Qué son las sociedades extractivistas?

 

June 15th, 2017 The National

Can we curb global warming and boost economic growth? with Andreas Kraemer

 

June 14th, 2017 DW Deutsche Welle

Greening up cities with Galina Churkina

 

June 14th, 2017 DW Deutsche Welle

25 years after the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro - an interview with Klaus Töpfer (article in GermanSpanish and Portuguese)

 

June 7th, 2017 Radio Colonia (WDR Cosmo)

L'Europa ci ascolta? (Mp3) with Patrizia Nanz

 

June 6th, 2017 Deutsche Welle (English)

Who is ruling the Sea? Our oceans need a government, too with Sebastian Unger

 

June 5th, 2017, IISD SDG Knowledge Hub

Focus on Interactions to Make the SDGs a Success: Our Key Messages for the Ocean Conference co-authored by Sebastian Unger

 

June 2nd, 2017, World Economic Forum

Want to protect the oceans? Time to consider the wider world of development co-authored by Sebastian Unger

 

June 2nd, 2017, The Himalayan Times

Kathmandu: Memorandum of Understanding signed on pollution control mit Mark Lawrence

 

May 31st, 2017, El Mostrador

Obras de artistas de categoría mundial recalan en Valparaíso para reflexionar sobre el cambio climático

 

May 25th, 2017, Deutsche Welle (Spanish)

México y Chile luchan contra el carbono negro with Kathleen Mar

 

May 18th, 2017, New Atlas

How more trees in a city can make smog worse with Galina Churkina

 

May 18th, 2017, Cosmos

City trees may worsen air pollution in hot weather with Galina Churkina

 

May 17th, 2017 The Global Energy and Environmental Law Podcast

The Logic and Controversies of Geoengineering with Stefan Schäfer

 

May 17th, 2017, Popular Science and AOL.news

Trees might actually make summer air pollution even worse with Galina Churkina

 

May 17th 2017, ScienceNews

When it’s hot, plants become a surprisingly large source of air pollution with Galina Churkina
 

March 2017, future earth blog

Taking a holistic approach to air pollution and climate change (with Erika von Schneidemesser)

 

16th January, 2017 The Global Energy and Environmental Law Podcast

 

6th September 2016, IISD

Piloting Global Thematic Reviews of the SDGs: The Case of Natural Resources (Guest Article by Jes Weigelt & Ivonne Lobos Alva)

 

18th July 2016, Undark

Will Developing Nations Hack the Climate? (with Andy Parker)

 

11th July 2016, Caribseek News

Workshop on Scientific Mechanism to Reduce Radiation

 

8th July 2016, The Guardian

The EU of business-as-usual is dead. Long live the EU (by Patrizia Nanz, Claus Leggewie and Daniel Cohn-Bendit)

 

7th July 2016, Nationwide (Jamaica)

Interview on Solar Radiation Management with Andy Parker

 

6th July 2016, NewsTalk 93 FM (Jamaica)

Interview on Solar Radiation Management with Andy Parker

 

21st June 2016, terra

Alemanha é país que mais polui o ar na União Europeia

 

15th June 2016, DNA India

India leads way to form association of gas-purchasing countries (with Andreas Krämer)

 

10th June 2016, Renewables International

Coal - Are the long-term costs of lignite mining in Germany covered?

 

8th May 2016, LE MONDE

Trois clefs pour faire du développement durable une réalité

 

8th May 2016, IDN-InDepthNews

Ena​bling Civil Society to Monitor Development Agenda 

 

27th April 2016, TVO (Canada)

An energy miracle (last video - discussion round with Ortwin Renn at the Waterloo Global Science Initiative's OpenAccess Energy Summit)

 

26th April 2016, Juraforum

Jump-star​ting the SDGs in Germany

 

30th March, Juraforum

Patrizia Nanz Joins IASS as Scientific Director – New Leadership Team Takes the Helm

 

26th March 2016, The Kathmandu Post

Haze attributed to raging jungle blaze (with Maheswar Rupakheti)

 

11th March 2016, MANA online (Malawi News Agency)

Communities urged​ to link livelihood to sustainable natural resources management 

 

9th March 2016, pv magazine

IRENA: Renewables can help China reduce water use in power sector

 

4th March 2016, New Spotlight (Vol.: 09, No 16)

“It Is Important To Measure Air Pollution” Dr. Lawrence

 

4th March 2016, pv magazine

IASS: Solar and wind can reduce global water scarcity

 

3rd March 2016, The Irish Times 

The city trees that pose a threat to human health (with Galina Churkina)

 

25th Februrary 2016, The Himalalayan Times

Nepal, Germany sign mutual scientific cooperation deal

 

24th Februrary 2016, HT Syndication

NAST, IASS sign MoU for scientific cooperation

 

19th Februrary 2016, New Spotlight (Vol.: 09, No 15)

Nepal and G​ermany signed MoU for Science Cooperation 

 

17th Februrary 2016, WSFA News 12

Norwegian city proves COP21 carbon reduction targets are achievable with Water Source Heat Pumps (IASS Potsdam’s Smart Energy Systems Workshop)

 

14th Februrary 2016, Truthout

Healthy Ground, Healthy Atmosphere: Recarbonizing the Earth's Soils (Global Soil Week)

 

February 2016, EHP Environmental Health Perspectives (Vol. 124/ Issue 2)

Healthy Ground, Healthy Atmosphere: Recarbonizing the Earth’s So​ils (Global Soil Week)

 

20th January 2016, Scientific American

Can Germany Ditch ​Coal?

 

1st January 2016, Chemical Engineering

Making hydrogen (and carbon) by cracking methane in molten metal