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Not more than 2 degrees of global warming - But how?

Dialogue Forum on 24 May 2022, 19:00
Online and at Munich Re, Conference Room Europe, Giselastr. 21, 80802 Munich

The goal of not overheating our Earth by more than 1.5 to 2 degrees is ambitious, and at the same time necessary. However, models show that CO2 emissions are sinking too slowly. Even if we significantly increase our efforts, unavoidable loads remain that have to be compensated. Does this mean that we have to remove CO2 from the atmosphere? And if so, how? And where would we put it? Many natural and technical methods have been scientifically discussed, and some of them are already being implemented. What quantities are we talking about? What is technically feasible? And socially and politically acceptable?

Panellists:

Prof. Dr. Anita Engels, Professor of Sociology, University of Hamburg
Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner, President of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Dessau-Roßlau
Prof. Dr. Andreas Oschlies, Professor for Marine Biogeochemistry, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel
Dr. Nina Scheer, Member of the German Bundestag, Spokesperson for Climate Protection and Energy Policy of the SPD Parliamentary Group, Berlin

Moderation:

Dr. Marlene Weiß, Head of Science Section, Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), Munich