Prof. Dr. Carl-Friedrich Schleussner is a Group Leader at IRI THESys and an Honorary Professor at the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He also is the Head of Climate Science at Climate Analytics. He has longstanding expertise in climate modelling and climate impact science, multi-year experience in providing scientific advice at the climate-policy interface including the UNFCCC process. His publication record spans a wide range from climate extreme and climate impact projections to tipping elements and societal implications of climate change. He has published more than 80 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and reports and his work has been covered in major news outlets around the globe. In 2020 and 2021, he has been elected as one of Germany’s “Top 40 under 40” by the Capital-Magazine.
From August to December 2013, Carl was postdoc fellow at IRI THESys, and since November 2017 he is back to lead his own research group “Temporal Evolution of Barriers to Adaptation and their Relevance for Climate Related Loss and Damage” (EmBARK), a consortium project with Climate Analytics in Berlin. He is also the principal investigator of the H2020 PROVIDE project.
- Climate change and social stability
- Adaption to climate change
- Natural disasters and civil conflicts