EdiCitNet project featured in the Washington Post

A new article in the Washington Post takes a look at the EdiCitNet project – which is active in cities across three continents – as well as exploring a range of different urban agricultural initiatives in the United States. Leading with a feature story focusing on one of EdiCitNet project’s partner cities – the Edible City of Andernach – the article features insights…

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Call for the next THESys Award: We want to see your thesis!

31 students have already received our THESys Award. Soon there shall be even more! From September 1 to November 30, 2022, all bachelor and master graduates of HU Berlin are again invited to apply! The application deadline is November 30. THESys Award for Bachelor’s and Master’s theses  Who can apply? The THESys Award honors particularly…

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Next KOSMOS-Lesung by Prof. Harald Grethe

On 10 November 2022, THESys Member Prof. Harald Grethe will give a KOSMOS-Lesung as part of the Berlin Science Week. The agricultural economist will talk about the war of aggression on Ukraine and what this means for agricultural and food policy. The War of Aggression on Ukraine and its Implications for National and International Agricultural…

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Hands up: Directorate and boards newly elected

During its General Assembly on 21 October 2022, the members of IRI THESys elected a new Directorate, as well as new members of the IRI Board and the Graduate Program Board. Jörg Niewöhner ran again as Institute Director and was unanimously re-elected. He is now joined by Tobias Krüger as new Deputy Director of IRI…

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Register now: Integrated Earth System Research Conference

Dieter Gerten, member of IRI THESys, is co-organising – together with the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development IOER and as an activity of a new Leibniz Research Network – the conference “Integrated Earth System Research – From Vision to Implementation” on November 8 and 9, 2022. It will be held at the…

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New paper: Post-2025 climate finance target

Together with Pieter Pauw (Ulf), THESys Researcher Luis Zamarioli published a paper in Climate Policy. The paper was co-authored by 14 experts in climate finance from developed and developing countries. Key priorities: How much more and how much better? The paper discusses some key elements for the post-2025 climate finance target, which will take centre…

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Water in Flux

On September 11th-12th, the project AnthropoScenes took part in a special reading and panel discussion in cooperation with the Theater of the Anthropocene and the international literature festival berlin (ilb). The event began with five actors reading segments of the original theatre piece ‘Das Wasser’ (The Water) by Austrian author and playwright Kathrin Röggla. Through…

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Berlin’s need for river renaturation: newspaper article with Tobias Krüger

THESys member Prof. Tobias Krüger talks to the taz about the state of the Panke. Berlin’s fourth largest river is heavily influenced by human hand – with increasingly poor water quality and a lack of biodiversity. Its renaturation must proceed more quickly. The recent summer of drought in particular has shown that Berlin urgently needs…

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