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The Bayer Climate Award

The Bayer Climate Award was launched in 2008 as the first international climate award with a clear alignment to science and technology: the award honors pioneering solutions from science and engineering disciplines for long-term climate protection and mitigation of climate change, particularly from the following fields:
Bayer Climate Award
  • Energy related areas
  • Environmental science
  • Material science
  • Process technology
  • Agro-sciences
  • Biotechnology and microbiology
  • Geochemistry and geophysics
  • Polar-, ocean- and costal research
  • Physical chemistry and atmospheric research
Candidates from the economic sciences can be considered if their work offers important solutions to protect the climate, or pioneering strategies to mitigate climate change, or extraordinary solution-oriented ideas to adapt to changing climate conditions.
 
The Bayer Climate Award carries a prize money of €50,000 and is presented every two years.

The winners of the prize

2012 Prof. Dr. Markku Kulmala
University of Helsinki, Finland 
 News Release (PDF 30 KB) 
 Bayer Climate Award for Markku Kulmala (4:45 Min)
2010 Prof. Dr. Peter Lemke
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research and Institute for Environmental Physics of Bremen University 
 News Release (PDF 70 KB) 
2008 Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Eberhard Jochem
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Karlsruhe
 News Release (PDF 72 KB)
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Last updated: November 6, 2013

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