3 February 2023|Press release
ERC Consolidator Grant: replacing fossil fuels used in the chemical industry with biomass
The European Research Council has awarded Prof. Dr. Jakob Albert a grant of around €2 million: The chemical engineer based at Universität Hamburg will spend the next 5 years researching catalysts—so substances that influence the speed of a chemical reaction without being used up themselves. These...
1 February 2023|Press release
1.5-degree Goal not plausible: Social change more important than physical tipping points
Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is currently not plausible, as is shown in a new, central study released by Universität Hamburg’s Cluster of Excellence “Climate, Climatic Change, and Society” (CLICCS). Climate policy, protests, and the Ukraine crisis: the participating researchers...