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Success of climate talks vital for 2°C target

...... the first comprehensive multi-model-based assessment of so-called Durban Platform scenarios , conducted by a team of international scientists led by the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK and the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei FEEM in Italy the Durban Platform is the current negotiation track at the Warsaw climate talks that aims to reach a global climate agreement by ......

(695 words by phys.org)
(11/15/2013)
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'Doing nothing costs more than doing something' | Environment | DW.DE | 13.11.2013

...... , or the survival of very big ecological systems And it is very difficult to put a price tag on these Gunnar Luderer is a senior researcher at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and was lead author of a report into the costs of delaying climate change Greenpeace vs Russia the tip of the iceberg Moscow rejects the authority of an international ......

(890 words by dw.de)
(11/13/2013)
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IPCC: The climate chairman : Nature News & Comment

...... every single sentence in the summary of a report on renewable energies It an emotional roller coaster , says Edenhofer , chief economist at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research in Germany Things can get pretty nasty when delegations play their little games of power , and the chairs must be prepared to parry attacks My little reminder to always stay cool and polite has ......

(2256 words by nature.com)
(09/18/2013)
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Delaying climate policy would triple short-term mitigation costs on Environmental Expert

...... ndash compared to percent if a climate agreement is reached by already , a study to be published next tuesday by scientists of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK shows Higher costs would in turn increase the threshold for decision-makers to start the transition to a low-carbon economy Thus , to keep climate targets within reach it seems to be most ......

(793 words by environmental-expert.com)
(09/13/2013)
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Money needed now to fight climate change | Environment | DW.DE | 13.09.2013

...... Edenhofer must be an optimist the climate expert has spent years warning people about the consequences of climate change as the chief ecologist at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and as a member of the Intergovernment Panel On Climate Change But few countries have listened so far and his audience is getting smaller and smaller Worldwide greenhouse gas emissions are ......

(725 words by dw.de)
(09/13/2013)
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Delaying climate policy would triple short-term mitigation costs

...... Public release date -Sep- E-mail Share Contact Mareike Schodder - - - Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK Delaying climate policy would triple short-term mitigation costs Higher costs would in turn increase the threshold for decision-makers to start the transition to a low-carbon economy Thus , to keep climate targets within ......

(822 words by eurekalert.org)
(09/12/2013)

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More Frequent Heat Waves by 2020 ‘Almost Certain’ | Climate Central

...... of the planet subjected to extreme heat will double by and quadruple by Credit Dudemeng via Wikimedia Commons Dim Coumou of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research in Germany and a colleague from Madrid in Spain make this prediction in Environmental Research Letters In essence , they are only pointing out that the unprecedented heat waves that have already ......

(1560 words by climatecentral.org)
(08/25/2013)
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World Bank Announces Renewed Support for Large Hydropower

...... met the World Bank commissioned a scientific report , lsquo Turn Down The Heat Why A deg C Warmer World Must Be Avoided rsquo from the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics It concluded that the world will warm by deg C , on average , by the end of this century with devastating consequences without taking concerted action now disastrously ......

(1667 words by renewableenergyworld.com)
(06/12/2013)
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CO2 removal can lower costs of climate protection

...... now published by the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK shows It focuses on the use of biomass for energy generation , combined with carbon capture and storage CCS According to the analysis , carbon dioxide removal could be used under certain requirements to alleviate the most costly components of mitigation , but it would not replace the bulk of actual emissions ......

(647 words by nanowerk.com)
(05/30/2013)
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Food & agriculture - May 14

...... of maps shows which countries could feed their entire population , and which countries are limited by lack of land or water Marianela Fader from the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research , Germany , and colleagues , calculated the growing capacity of every country in the world , and compared it with food requirements , both now and projected forward to Their model employed ......

(1016 words by resilience.org)
(05/14/2013)
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Building an Enduring Environmental Movement

...... ndash Sarvodaya from Gary Gardner , Invoking The Spirit Washington , DC Worldwatch Institute , , pp ndash Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics , Turn Down The Heat Why A deg C Warmer World Must Be Avoided Washington , DC World Bank , Walter M Miller Jr , A Canticle For Leibowitz ......

(5523 words by resilience.org)
(05/06/2013)
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CO2 removal can lower costs of climate protection - environmentalresearchweb

...... , to turn away from using fossil fuels And it may help to constrain the financial burden on future generations , a study now published by the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK shows It focuses on the use of biomass for energy generation , combined with carbon capture and storage CCS According to the analysis , carbon dioxide removal could be used under ......

(749 words by environmentalresearchweb.org)
(04/22/2013)
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Carbon dioxide removal can lower costs of climate protection

...... , to turn away from using fossil fuels And it may help to constrain the financial burden on future generations , a study now published by the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK shows It focuses on the use of biomass for energy generation , combined with carbon capture and storage CCS According to the analysis , carbon dioxide removal could be used under ......

(791 words by sciencedaily.com)
(04/12/2013)

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ZCommunications | The Climate Crisis And Its Administration by Francisco Aguayo | ZNet Article

...... its direct causes are increasing , but also because climate sensitivity to these factors is also increasing One of the most recent reports of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK , produced for the World Bank , estimates that if the present rate of greenhouse gas emissions continues , it will result in warming to the order of ordm C in the coming century , ......

(2241 words by zcommunications.org)
(04/11/2013)
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Renewable power: Germany's energy gamble : Nature News & Comment

...... sooner or later renewable energy must become economically self-sustaining , says Brigitte Knopf , head of German and European energy strategies at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research That is where Germany is aiming many of its energy-research efforts , which will receive in excess of billion from the government between and About million is going ......

(2402 words by nature.com)
(04/10/2013)
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Time for some optimism about the climate crisis

...... level was reached and suggests that - ppm might be necessary to maintain the ice Professor John Schellnhuber , the director of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research in Germany , thinks that almost any concentration above the pre-industrial level of ppm might be too much He told the Guardian in that even a small increase in temperature ......

(8117 words by resilience.org)
(03/04/2013)
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Bianca Jagger: COP18 Failed to Turn Down the Heat

...... had the most significant impact at COP is 'Turn Down The Heat Why A C Warmer World Must be Avoided , commissioned by the World Bank from Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics , released in November the report has irrevocably changed the discourse among negotiators , the business community and the media It is difficult for even climate ......

(5599 words by huffingtonpost.com)
(12/11/2012)
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World To Exceed Pollution Budget To Avoid 2C Temperature Rise In 5 Years

...... Bank-commissioned Report Turn Down The Heat see Turn down the heat Why A o C warmer world must be avoided , A Report For The World Bank , by the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics , November http climatechange worldbank org sites default files Turn Down the heat Why a degree centrigrade warmer world must ......

(2037 words by countercurrents.org)
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Green Growth" Fairytale or Strategy? Climate Lecture 2012 at TU Berlin — PIK Research Portal

...... At Technische Universitt Berlin this Monday in front of guests British growth critic Professor Tim Jackson and the chief economist of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and Professor at TU Berlin , Ottmar Edenhofer Prosperity is possible without growth in the long run growth even harms prosperity , because it plunders its natural base , argued Professor Tim ......

(660 words by pik-potsdam.de)
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Climate Experts To World: Act Boldly Now, or Pay Severly Later | Common Dreams

...... at the Doha Climate talks in Qatar , scientists at the Climate Action Tracker CAT mdash a joint project of Climate Analytics , Ecofys and the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research mdash said the window for reversing emissions trends is narrowing , but hasn rsquo t closed Delay means dumping the enormous costs of action or the even larger costs from climate impacts ......

(1092 words by commondreams.org)
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Renewables power ahead (environmentalresearchweb blog) - environmentalresearchweb

...... to a global climate deal may be unfolding before our eyes , says an article in the journal Climate and Development , by researchers from the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research , the International Institute For Applied Systems Analysis , and PricewaterhouseCoopers That pretty optimistic But many countries in the EU are certainly trying- and reaping economic benefits , ......

(1091 words by environmentalresearchweb.org)
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In Depth: Berlin car-sharing paves way to an electric future - Innovation - Renewable energy news - Recharge - wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal

...... the next few years , the small campus will become a focal point for Germany rsquo s renewables , smart-grid and EV communities the influential Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research is set to open a bureau , and future tenants such as Schneider Electric are building aggressively modern headquarters on the premises for now , however , the Innovation Center for Mobility and ......

(894 words by rechargenews.com)
(07/16/2012)
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Wealth gap curbs Rio goals : Nature News & Comment

...... and their services under global warming as generated by business as usual with a few green speckles , says Hans Joachim Schellnhuber , director of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research in Germany Schellnhuber says that governments are ignoring planetary boundaries at their own peril In this respect , the second Rio summit has utterly failed Human investment Brazil as a ......

(1201 words by nature.com)
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Coal and gas boom likely to increase CO2 emissions | Environment | DW.DE | 21.06.2012

...... more energy-related CO emissions in one year , that huge Does anyone remember the Kyoto Protocol Ottmar Edenhofer , chief economist at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research is not surprised by the rise in emissions He believes it will continue We are at the beginning of the largest coal renaissance in human history , said Edenhofer And we're just at the ......

(809 words by dw.de)
(06/21/2012)
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The Great German Energy Experiment - Technology Review

...... the need will no longer fall on predictable workday afternoons but come and go with the sun and wind Says Ottmar Edenhofer , chief economist at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research , the design of the electricity market will change fundamentally You have fluctuating demand , and at the same time a fluctuating supply the linkage and the interplay in these two dimensions ......

(3263 words by technologyreview.com)
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The Great German Energy Experiment - Technology Review

...... the need will no longer fall on predictable workday afternoons but come and go with the sun and wind Says Ottmar Edenhofer , chief economist at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research , the design of the electricity market will change fundamentally You have fluctuating demand , and at the same time a fluctuating supply the linkage and the interplay in these two dimensions ......

(3166 words by technologyreview.com)
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Climate Risks of Bioenergy Underestimated -- Environmental Protection

...... risks , new research published in Nature Climate Change shows A precautionary approach is needed , says Ottmar Edenhofer , chief economist of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK and professor at the Technische Universitt Berlin TU Berlin Before further expanding bioenergy , science has to deliver a more comprehensive risk assessment to policy makers dealing ......

(547 words by eponline.com)
(03/13/2012)
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Climate risks of bioenergy underestimated

...... A precautionary approach is needed , says Ottmar Edenhofer , chief economist of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK and professor at the Technische Universitt Berlin TU Berlin Before further expanding bioenergy , science has to deliver a more comprehensive risk assessment to policy makers dealing with the uncertainties inherent to projections of bioenergy use up ......

(625 words by physorg.com)
(03/09/2012)
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TU Berlin: Climate risks of bioenergy underestimated | Press Releases @ Your-Story.org

...... risks , new research published in Nature Climate Change shows A precautionary approach is needed , says Ottmar Edenhofer , chief economist of the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research PIK and professor at the Technische Universitt Berlin TU Berlin Before further expanding bioenergy , science has to deliver a more comprehensive risk assessment to policy makers dealing ......

(592 words by your-story.org)
(03/08/2012)

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Arctic Ice Reduction Responsible for Recent Cold Winters in Northern Hemisphere, Says Georgia Tech | The Green Optimistic

...... regions of the United States , he added Previewing floods , droughts , heat waves and rising sea levels , a UN panel of climate scientists from the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research warned that the global warming and the melting of sea ice could actually bring harsher winters over Europe and northern Asia With The Arctic Region warming quicker than any place on Earth , a new ......

(580 words by greenoptimistic.com)
(02/28/2012)
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