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Weather and Climate Model ICON published under Open Source License

The scientific and research community in Germany and Switzerland is setting a milestone in climate and weather research: Since January 31, 2024, the…

Recreated total shot of a solar eclipse with the title of the exhibition "Pioneers of Knowledge"

Pioneers of Science in Hamburg

Exhibition about the Nobel Prize laureates of the Max Planck Society The touring exhibition developed on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the…

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Wind of Barbados turned to light in Stockholm

Nobel Week Lights 2023 kicked off in Stockholm on Monday. The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) provides data from its Barbados Cloud…

Berlin Summit for EVE — Summit Statement

The summary statement of the Berlin Summit for Earth Virtualization Engines (EVE) issues an impassioned call for international cooperation to advance…

Federal Minister Stark-Watzinger visits MPI-M and DKRZ

An autumn tour of Germany's scientific landscape also took the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Bettina Stark-Watzinger, to Hamburg on…

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Leading global climate scientists call for global partnership to predict rainfall futures and tackle climate change more effectively

Nine of the world´s leading climate scientists are calling for major international investment to develop a new generation of climate models that can…

Eyecatcher How climate modelling works

How climate modelling works — Johann Jungclaus involved in establishing new website on climate simulations

Climate neutrality by 2045 is Germany´s goal, and debates on how to get there are in full swing. To achieve it, profound changes are needed. Climate…

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Hartmut Graßl appointed honorary member of the German Meteorological Society

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) congratulates its former director, Prof Dr Dr hc mult Hartmut Graßl, for his honorary membership of…

Facts as a political issue. Discussing science under pressure

On the subject of facts as a political issue. Discussing science under pressure, talk Prof Volker Heinz from the Institute of Cultural Studies in…

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MiKlip publishes the decadal climate forecasts for 2019–2028 including the annual forecast for 2019

The MiKlip project, led by Prof Jochem Marotzke and coordinated by Dr Sebastian Hettrich at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, has made its…

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Quantifying the Irreducible Uncertainty in Near-Term Climate Projections

Recently, Prof Jochem Marotzke, managing director at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and head of the department “The Ocean in the…

Project Retrograde — imagine Earth rotated in the opposite direction

The rotation of Earth shapes our climate system in various ways: It controls the major wind directions, lets the weather systems swirl, and, together…