The Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research is the centre of excellence for climate research of the University of Bern. It focuses on interdisciplinary research in the fields of natural, human and social sciences as well as economics and law. read more
The Oeschger Centre does not only conduct research of high international standard, but also runs the Graduate School of Climate Sciences offering a specialised, internationally oriented Master's and Ph.D. programme in climate sciences. read more
9 July 2015: Researchers at the Oeschger Centre play an important role in a Japanese documentary. At least 10 million will see this production by state TV station NHK. read more
At the Mobiliar Lecture on April 27, 2015, Professor Annegret Thieken, Chair of Geography and Natural Hazards Research at the University of Potsdam, gave the following talk: "Damage makes you clever: Learning from incidents and adapting to new risks".
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How climate science and philosophy learn from each other
Philosopher of science Claus Beisbart is intrigued by how research is done using computer simulations. His preferred object of study? Climate research. He believes that philosophy and science can find inspiration in each other, and that the attraction is completely mutual.
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