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28.05.
2020

Multi-year forecasts can predict natural atmospheric CO2 variations

In a new study Aaron Spring and Dr. Tatiana Ilyina, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), were able to show that the atmospheric CO2 concentration is predictable for three years in advance [Fig. 1 c] and that the land carbon cycle limits longer predictability.


28.05.
2020

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 the German Meteorological Society (DMG). Hartmut Graßl receives honorary membership "in recognition of his outstanding services to meteorological science and his early, very passionate and...


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25.05.
2020

Climate change increases migration at the expense of the poor

A climate game developed by Max Planck researchers shows that global cooperation can be possible – although not without effort.


The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is an internationally renowned institute for climate research. Its mission is to understand Earth's changing climate.

The MPI-M comprises three departments, runs an international PhD programme together with the University of Hamburg, and hosts independent research groups.

The Atmosphere in the Earth System

The Land in the Earth System
The Ocean in the Earth System
PhD Programme IMPRS-ESM

Independent research groups