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Scientific Spokesperson
Prof. Dr. Erwin Zehe

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Phone: +49 721 608 43814


Dr. Kirsten Hennrich

KIT Climate and Environment Center
Building 9675
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

E-Mail: kirsten hennrichQmb0∂kit edu

Phone: +49 721 608 28592

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Climate and Environment News 1/2019


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Earth System Knowledge Platform (ESKP)



For an Environment Worth Living in

Living conditions on Earth are changing as profoundly as never before: Change of climate and the environment, demographic, technical, and economic developments affect the availability and quality of air, water, and food. The KIT Climate and Environment Center develops strategies and technologies to secure the natural bases of life. It is not only aimed at eliminating the causes of environmental problems, but increasingly on adapting to changing conditions.

Since its foundation on January 01, 2009, the KIT Climate and Environment Center with its about 700 scientists from 30 institutes has therefore been acquiring fundamental and application knowledge on climate and environmental change. From this knowledge, it derives strategies and technologies to secure the natural bases of life. The advantage of an already existing large scope of expertise in natural sciences, engineering, and social sciences is used to develop in multidisciplinary cooperation a center of outstanding international visibility.




DKK press release: Despite corona, the CO2 content of the atmosphere is still on record course

to the report

Klimawandel geht weiter

Auch während der Covid-19-Krise geht der Klimawandel weiter. Bei wirtschaftlicher Förderung zur Entwicklung nach Covid-19 muss Klimaneutralität eine wichtige Rolle spielen.

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Risklayer Explorer with data from CEDIM

Interactive maps show all coronavirus cases with automatic updates.

Risklayer Explorer

Corona-Seite Deutschland

ZDF, Tagesspiegel etc. use data from CEDIM/RiskLayer to present all confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany

Interactive maps show all coronavirus cases in Germany.