Public communication about aspects and issues addressed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations. Main research topics are climate communication and energy communication.


Energy communication:

Research on media coverage and public attitudes towards the energy transition, network expansions and nuclear energy (Fukushima)

Persons in Charge:   Jens Wolling / Mira Rochyadi-Reetz

Climate communication:

Research on the coverage of climate change and climate policy in the media, approaches and strategies to encourage climate action, and networks of climate change deniers.

Persons in Charge:   Jens Wolling / Marius Becker / Mira Rochyadi-Reetz


Research on sustainability and environmental communication:

In addition to the focus on climate change and energy communication, the department also deals with questions of sustainability and environmental communication in general.