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Blue Planet Prize
The Blue Planet Prize recognizes outstanding efforts in scientific research or applications of science that contribute to solving global environmental problems. The prize was created by the Asahi Glass Foundation in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, and since then the foundation has awarded the prize to two winners every year 2017 Blue Planet Prize was won by Prof ....Read More
Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber won 2017 Blue Planet Prize
Prof Hans Joachim Schellnhuber from Germany has won the 2017 Blue Planet Prize for establishing a new field of science ‘Earth System Analysis’ and introducing most influential concepts including the notion of tipping elements in the climate system in Tokyo. He is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Beside him, Prof. ..
Topics: Blue Planet Prize • Hans Joachim Schellnhuber • Learned societies • Natural environment • PIK • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research • Tipping point