Information according to § 5 TMG (German Act for Telemedia Services)

Institution and address

Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
Döppersberg 19
42103 Wuppertal
Tel.: +49 202 2492-0
Fax: +49 202 2492-108

Represented by

Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH is represented by Michael Dedek and Prof. Dr. Manfred Fischedick.

Value added tax identification number

DE 121 091 633

Registration court

District court of Wuppertal, registration number HRB 7619

Responsible for the content

Prof. Dr. Manfred Fischedick

Contact on editorial issues

Christin Hasken
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gGmbH
Tel.: +49 202 2492-187


Oktober Kommunikationsdesign
Willy-Brandt-Platz 5-7
44787 Bochum

CMS Support

t3-media GmbH
Enzer Str. 94
31655 Stadthagen

Legal remarks on the form of organisation

The Wuppertal Institute is a scientific research facility of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia that is run in the legal form of a limited liability company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, gGmbH). The company is listed in the Wuppertal Register of Companies (HRB 7619). By the terms of its Articles of Association the Institute solely and directly serves public-benefit purposes as defined in § 51 et seq. of the German Fiscal Code (Abgabenordnung). Its sole shareholder is the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Legal remarks on liability

The Wuppertal Institute endeavours to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate and up-to-date. That having been said, errors and points that are unclear cannot be ruled out entirely. That is why the Institute does not guarantee the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Unless it is demonstrably guilty of either deliberate intent or gross negligence the Institute accepts no liability for material or immaterial damage arising directly or indirectly from the use or non-use of the information supplied or from the use of inaccurate or incomplete information. The Institute reserves the right to change, add to, delete or cease publication temporarily or permanently of the entire website or parts thereof and to do so without notice.
References to "external content" resulting from direct or indirect links to other providers are suitably indicated. The Institute has no influence on "external content" and does not endorse it in any way. The Institute is not positively aware of illegal or offensive content on linked pages. Should linked pages contain anything illegal or offensive, however, the Wuppertal Institute expressly dissociates itself from any such content.

Legal remarks on copyright

The homepage layout and graphics are, along with all other content, protected by copyright law.

Source of the pictures

Getty Images, iStock, Mathias Kehren, PhotoDisc, Thinkstock,, © BerlinStock /, © Marek Brandt /, © Coprid /, © Creativemarc /, © laurent dambies /, © Klaus Eppele /, © Jürgen Fälchle /, © Özgür Güvenç /, © K.-U. Häßler /, © Itestro /, © Wanja Jacob /, © Lusyaya /, © N-Media-Images /, © Petair /, © Frank Peters /, © razihusin /, © Gina Sanders /, © Sergiy Serdyuk /, © Stevanzz /, © Strixcode /, © styleuneed /, © SVLuma /, © Svlumagraphica /, © Thaut Images /, © Thomas Renz /, © Valdezrl /, © Visions-AD /, © Wildworx /
Andreas Fischer (afi),, Boris Schinke, Olaf Joachimsmeier, TBE/Thinkstock,

Data protection notice

The Wuppertal Institute takes the protection of your personal data seriously and adheres to the data protection provisions.

Cookie Settings

Cookies help us to constantly improve the website for you. By clicking on the "Allow cookies" button, you agree to the use of cookies. For further information on the use of cookies or to change your settings, please click on More about the use and rejection of cookies.