Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner

Head of Climate Science and Impacts (on paternity leave until Feb. 2023)


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Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner

Dr. Carl-Friedrich Schleussner is the Head of Climate Science at Climate Analytics and Group Leader at Humboldt University Berlin. He has longstanding expertise in climate modelling and climate impact science, multi-year experience in providing scientific advice at the climate-policy interface including the UNFCCC process. A climate physicist by training, he has received a PhD with distinction at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and his publication record spans a wide range from climate extreme and climate impact projections including water availability and food production to tipping elements and societal implications of climate change. He has published more than 60 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and reports and his work has been covered in major news outlets around the globe.

Carl is the consortium lead for the ERANET-Axis project LAMACLIMA and a work package leader in the other Horizon 2020 project CONSTRAIN.

(Carl is on paternity leave until Feb. 2023)

Blog posts


    • Climate Action Tracker Reports and Updates
    • Warning of climate science - again - written in Doha sand Niklas Höhne, Marion Vieweg, Bill Hare, Michiel Schaeffer, Joeri Rogelj, Marcia Rocha, Johannes Gütschow, Carl-­‐Friedrich Schleussner, Felix Fallasch, Julia Larkin, Hanna Fekete, (2012)