At the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, researchers in the natural and social sciences from all over the world work closely together to study global change and its impacts on ecological, economic and social systems. Researchers examine the earth system's capacity for withstanding human interventions and devise strategies and options for a sustainable development of humankind and nature. Interdisciplinary and solution-oriented approaches are a distinctive characteristic of the institute. PIK generates fundamental knowledge for sustainable development primarily through data analysis and computer simulations of the dynamic processes in the earth system, but also of social processes. PIK members publish their research findings in international publications and advise policymakers in Germany and abroad.
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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Telegrafenberg A 31
14473 Potsdam
T +49 331 / 288 - 2500
press@pik-potsdam.de
Management

Director:
Prof. Ottmar Edenhofer
Prof. Johan Rockström

Head of Administration:
Sven Oliver Arndt

Press & Public Relations:
Jonas Viering

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