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“This special climate report is highly topical and necessary”

Physicist and OCCR member Thomas Frölicher played a central role in the IPCC's report on the ocean and cryosphere (ice, permafrost), which will be published on Wednesday, September 25. In an interview, he explains his role as lead author and talks about how he came to explore heat waves in the sea as an inhabitant of a landlocked country.
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Christian Pfister, a historian crossing across borders

18 February 2019

The well known German climate scientist Hans von Storch has conducted a series of interviews with impressive scientific personalities, mostly from climate science, oceanography and meteorology. He now teamed up with Heinz Wanner, the founding president of the OCCR to interview the climate historian and OCCR member Christian Pfister. This conversation is a tribute to the the ground-breaking work Christian Pfister has done in connecting climate history with quantitative climate science.

Read the interviewRead the preface by Thomas Stocker

Excellent master students

13 February 2019

Anna Kulakovskaya and Thomas Rölli who were the top climate master’s students last year have been awarded the 2018 Oeschger Young Scientist’s Prize. In an interview, they talked about their reasons for doing a master’s degree in climate sciences. “What mattered most to me was the multidisciplinary approach”, Thomas Rölli said. Anna Kulakovskaya was particularly impressed by the attitude of the professors towards their students.
“I really felt I was taken seriously.”

Read more: Anna KulakovskayaRead more: Thomas Rölli

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