28 - 29 April 2016, Malmö
John Schellnhuber has been Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) since he founded the institute in 1992. He is Professor for Theoretical Physics at the University of Potsdam and External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, USA. Professor. Schellnhuber is currently Co-Chair of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) and Chair of the Standing Committee on Climate, Energy and Environment of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina). He has been a long-standing member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and served as a principal advisor to the previous European Commission President Barroso.