German Science Hour

The Paris Agreement was an important milestone for climate research: research has provided the knowledge basis and now plays a crucial role in achieving the targets of the Agreement.

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research therefore brought science onto the stage during the negotiations at COP23 by hosting the German Science Hour every day. Experts from science and relevant stakeholders from politics and society ...

... presented the latest scientific facts about climate change
... explained research findings in an understandable way
... answered the audience's questions

The scope of the German Science Hour ranged from the natural science basis to socio-economic aspects including climate communication in times of fake news.