Climate change and health in the Anthropocene

Article by environmental researcher Ulrich Pöschl on humanity's responsibility and ability to avoid degrading or even losing its livelihood.

October 24, 2023

In a recent editorial of the Deutsches Klima Konsortium (DKK), MPIC Director Ulrich Pöschl explores the topic of climate change and health in the Anthropocene. Is humankind pushing the Earth system towards collapse?

His conclusion also serves as an appeal: "We have the ability and have already begun to profoundly alter the planet and our environment; so let's strive to do so in the right direction."

Read the full editorial (available in German only) here:

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