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April 15, 2024

Climate hotspots in India

The Indian subcontinent is likely to experience an increasing number of extreme weather events. The fertile and densely populated plain around the Indus and Ganges rivers is likely to be particularly affected - with threatening consequences for several hundred million people. This is the conclusion of a study by the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Augsburg.
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Map of India
March 22, 2024

Deutscher Hydrologiepreis 2024 für Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann

Der Augsburger Wissenschaftler Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann wurde mit dem renommierten Deutschen Hydrologiepreis 2024 der Deutschen Hydrologischen Gesellschaft (DHG) geehrt. Die Auszeichnung würdigt Kunstmanns langjähriges Engagement und seine wegweisenden Arbeiten im Bereich Wasserforschung und Klimaänderung.



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Prof. Harald Kunstmann wird mit dem Deutschen Hydrologiepreis 2024 geehrt.
June 23, 2023

"Drought and dryness - Is Bavaria running out of water?"

Round table at the Bayer. Staatskanzlei on water scarcity and possible distribution conflicts of water. Interview by BR24 with Prof. Harald Kunstmann, participant in the round table.
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March 21, 2023

Low groundwater levels in Bavaria & the national water strategy

Report of the Augsburger Allgemeine on low groundwater levels in Bavaria and an interview by BR24 with Prof. Harald Kunstmann on the new national water strategy.
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Jan. 10, 2023

Warm winter in Bavaria: no more skiing in the future?

Interview by SAT1 Bayern with Prof. Harald Kunstmann about the effects of climate change on skiing in Bavaria.

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Dec. 14, 2022

"All show and no substance"? Bavaria has a new climate protection law

Post by BR24 on the possible effects of the new climate protection law with an interview with Prof. Harald Kunstmann.

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Nov. 17, 2022

Researchers from the Centre for Climate Resilience at the UN Climate Conference COP27

Augsburg researchers working in climate science, climate politics and environmental medicine share their views on COP27

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Building of world climate change conference
Nov. 8, 2022

Wohin mit Windrädern und Solaranlagen?

Welche Flächen für erneuerbare Energien unter welchen Bedingungen geeignet sind, erforschen Geographen der Universität Augsburg in einem neuen DFG-Projekt. Ebenso befassen sie sich damit, welche ökonomischen, ökologischen und sozialen Rahmenbedingungen und Konflikte mögliche Standorte mit sich bringen.

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Bildmontage zeigt Schloss Neuschwanstein umringt von Windrädern.
Oct. 21, 2022

The alps need more protection

BR24 interview with Prof. Harald Kunstmann on the effects of climate change in the Alpine region

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Oct. 12, 2022

Stories about the future: My personal Agenda 2030

Interview with Dr. Cecilia Scorza-Lesch and Prof. Harald Kunstmann on the German Foundation Day about the climate suitcase and climate change

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July 21, 2022

Of loess and silt and why drought is not just drought

SZ article about drought and its various types with Prof. Harald Kunstmann.

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