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A Rechargeable World: 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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A Rechargeable World: 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

How Science Can Tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Samer Kurdi

How Science Can Tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

2019 Lindau Alumnus Samer Kurdi writes on what science can do to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences 2018 – Innovation, Climate Change and Economic Growth

Romesh Vaitilingam

Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences 2018 – Innovation, Climate Change and Economic Growth

This year’s Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer for their studies on sustainable economic growth.

An Effort to Make an International Conference More Sustainable

Philipp Reichle

An Effort to Make an International Conference More Sustainable

The Lindau Meetings commit themselves to sustainabilityThe Lindau Meetings commit themselves to sustainability

Chemists Respond to Climate Change with Sustainable Fuel and Chemical Production

Melissae Fellet

Chemists Respond to Climate Change with Sustainable Fuel and Chemical Production

Recycling carbon dioxide to make sustainable fuels and chemicals could change the much-maligned molecule being part of the problem of climate change to being part of the solution Recycling carbon dioxide to make sustainable fuels and chemicals could change the much-maligned molecule being part of the problem of climate change to being part of the solution

4 Young Scientists and an Important Topic: Climate Change

Stephanie Hanel

4 Young Scientists and an Important Topic: Climate Change

The Catholic Pope and the Young Scientists agree: climate change is our most pressing problem.The Catholic Pope and the Young Scientists agree: climate change is our most pressing problem.

Ashutosh Jogalekar

Steven Chu talks innovation, energy, climate change and awareness

Former Secretary of Energy and Nobel Laureate Steven Chu gave a wide-ranging and engaging talk at Lindau about science innovation and a realistic appraisal of problems. There were two main messages in his presentation: first, that scientific innovation has often thwarted doom and gloom prognostications, and second, that an accurate recognition of the nature of […]

Beatrice Lugger

Green Chemistry – a focal point in Lindau

Many participants of this year’s Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau show a specific interest in Green Chemistry. Sustainabilty and advancemtents for the future are on their list. As there are really many expressing this certain interest, I hope no one is angry with me, that I did not choose her or him. For example these  […]

Beatrice Lugger

Energy for the future – a search

Energy and sustainability are this year’s focus for the panel discussion and the exhibition on the Isle of Maine. A couple of thoughts in advance (1). About 80 percent of the world’s energy needs today are met by fossil fuels: oil, coal and gas. The combustion of materials millions of years old has made humans […]

Ashutosh Jogalekar

Paul Crutzen’s Other Big Idea

Nobel Laureate Paul Crutzen will be at Lindau this year, along with his fellow recipient F. Sherwood Rowland. The two along with Mario Molina contributed to one of the most significant intersections of science with politics and public policy in the twentieth century when they discovered the effects of chlorofluorocarbons and other chemical compounds on […]

Beatrice Lugger

A sustainable look at the future – Lindau

If you ever have the time to take a deeper look at the history of the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting, you will recognize that concerns for humans and the environment shape it. The openness of the scientific debates and solution seeking fosters the specific spirit of Lindau ever since the first meeting in 1951. One […]

Beatrice Lugger

Die Nachhaltigkeit der Lindauer Tagungen

Wer tiefer in die Geschichte der Lindauer Nobelpreisträgertagungen einsteigt, wird feststellen, wie nachhaltig die Sorge um Mensch und Umwelt diese Tagungen prägt. Bereits seit der ersten Tagung 1951 kennzeichnen die Offenheit in den wissenschaftlichen Debatten und die gemeinsame Suche nach Lösungen den spezifischen Geist von Lindau. Einer der Gründungsgedanken der Tagungen war der Wunsch nach […]