Prof. Dr. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber is one of the most renowned experts in climate change research in the world. His advice is in high demand by leaders such as Angela Merkel and even Pope Francis. We barraged him with questions and asked how he would complete the following sentences …
In the interest of our children, we have to
recognize that being grown up does not have to mean being inconsiderate and cynical. We have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their future.
Each and every one of us can change the world by
rejecting at least one wrong decision every day.
For me, living sustainably means
not obstructing others on their way to a better life, but rather offering them new opportunities.
When I think about the future,
I am deeply concerned but not hopeless. If we want to, we can decide to take action on our own and create a sustainable future.
I am truly happy when
I can trust in nature.