Meteorologists from Freie Universität participated in developing a prototype for mid-range climate forecasts.
These days, weather reports already provide adequate answers to the questions of whether people should trade in their winter coats for a transitional jacket the next day, whether an umbrella is a good idea, or whether commuting by bike or transit would be better. They are also highly accurate, and even more so the shorter the time in the future.
Chemistry professor Christina Roth studies the battery of the future. It’s not for electric cars – but it could help bring about a breakthrough in renewable energies.
The year 2018 started out with a minor milestone in the history of the German energy transition. At 6 a.m. on New Year’s Day, 95 percent of the electricity in the German grid came from wind, solar, and hydroelectric sources.