KIT Climate and Environment Center

KIT Climate and Environment Center

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.



Besser gerüstet gegen Waldbrände

Cross-institutional project contributes to understanding the dynamics of forest fires and reducing the risk.


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

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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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Klima- und Umweltforschung am KIT

Broschüre 2017


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