Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus

Forschungsstation Schneefernerhaus

Centre for altitude and climate research in Bavaria

The Federal and the Bavarian Environment Ministers vist the Research Station Schneefernerhaus

UFS 15 year UFS anniversary
Barbara Hendricks, Ulrike Scharf and Markus Reiterer (l.t.r.).

On the occasion of the German Presidency of the Alpine Convention, the current President Barbara Hendricks, German Federal Environment Minister and Ulrike Scharf Bavarian Environment Minister met Markus Reiterer the Secretary General at the Research Station Schneefernerhaus.

In their statements all three stressed that the changing climate will hit those the hardest that are most vulnerable and least responsible. "No matter whether you belive in climate change or not, you will have to deal with it", Markus Reiterer added. "Especially the comming generations that have contributed nothing to the problem will suffer the most."

press release of the Bundesumweltministeriums (in German)

press release "Dem Klimawandel auf der Spur" of the DLR (in German)