Twitter chat on climate policy on 15 January from 10 a.m. to 12 noon CET

MCC’s own Brigitte Knopf, Jan Steckel and Felix Creutzig will be chatting live on Twitter for two hours. Just tweet your question with #KlimaChat as a hashtag.

Short message service Twitter: Newcomers can easily register at | Photo: Shutterstock/tanuha


How do we save the world? Two hours of non-stop answers. On 15 January 2020, 10 a.m. to noon CET, the information portal will launch a new format of communication under the title #KlimaChat in cooperation with the Berlin climate research institute MCC (Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change). MCC will be answering questions live for two hours via the short message service Twitter. This is your time to challenge the experts – anyone is invited to ask a question via Twitter message with the hashtag #KlimaChat during this time frame, which will be answered as directly as possible.

The title of this Twitter chat is: Climate protection: What works? Global, national, private. The following experts will participate:

·        Brigitte Knopf (@BrigitteKnopf), MCC Secretary General. Last summer, she was co-author of a 100-page report for the German Climate Cabinet and is an expert on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at national and EU level through efficient, socially balanced carbon pricing. .

·        Jan Steckel (@jan_c_steckel), head of the MCC working group on Climate and Development. An experienced researcher on economic and energy policy on a global scale, he is an expert on how to implement climate policy in the Global South without blocking the path to prosperity.

·        Felix Creutzig (@efesce), head of the MCC working group Land Use, Infrastructure and Transport. As Coordinating Lead Author at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he is responsible for the "Demand Chapter" and an expert on how social processes and political decisions can help to make everyday life more climate-friendly.