Field of research activity
Climate & Environment
Earth warming and ecology, environmental protection, sustainability, agriculture, climate justice, etc.
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Members – Climate & Environment
Dr. Anna Lena Bercht
Kiel University, Departement of Geography
Anxiety in coastal fisheries: How identity salience matters in climate adaptation.
Prof. Dr. Konrad Ott
Kiel University, Philosophy
Heuristics of fear in times of climate change.
Prof. Dr. Silja Klepp
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Frauke Nees
Kiel University, Institute for Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology
Reducing the impact of major environmental challenges on mental health (environMENTAL)
Abstract: Environmental challenges, from the gretaest global ones including climate change, urbanisation, and psychosocial stress caused by the COVID-19-pandemic, to very individual negative life events, family problems affect mental health, including anxiety, varying across the day and over the lifespan relating to individual decisions for risky or resilient behaviors. Those decisions are influenced by neurobehavioral microstates, including reward sensitivity or maladaptive stress reactivity, and have also been attributed to socioaffective cues… read full abstract
Prof. Dr. André Calero Valdez
Lübeck University, Computer Science