Gertraud Leimüller moderates first Upper Austrian climate summit

The multitude of meteorological records of recent years suggests that the dynamics of climate change in Central Europe could be higher than previously assumed. Climate protection is more necessary than ever. Therefore, the department of environmental protection of the Upper Austrian government held the first Upper Austrian climate summit in Linz on October 17th 2018. Under the main moderation of Open Innovation expert Gertraud Leimüller, well-known experts from the field provided an overview on the latest findings on climate change and current climate protection policy:

  • Prof. Stefan Rahmstorf, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Em.O.Univ.Prof. Dr. Helga Kromp-Kolb, BOKU Vienna
  • Ao. Univ.Prof. Mag. Dr. Karl W. Steininger, University of Graz
  • Dr. Jürgen Schneider, Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism
  • Rudi Anschober, State Council (Climate Protection)

Link to video of the summit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-sWtbQXpmY

Link to experts’ PPT slides: https://www.land-oberoesterreich.gv.at/208406.htm