Johan Rockström on TIME's List

Johan Rockström

TIME named PIK Director Johan Rockström to its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

04/13/2023 · HP-Topnews · Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung · Umweltwissenschaften · Menschen

Johan Rockström’s work is described as “crucial to understanding the interconnected crises facing our planet and is shaping the path forward, guiding leaders on how to turn complex science into clear, quantifiable actions.”

Rockström joins the likes of US President Joe Biden, author Salman Rushdie and the EU Commission´s Margrethe Vestager on the TIME list, which was announced today. The list, now in its 20th year, honors the world’s most influential individuals in various fields, recognizing their contributions and achievements.

PIK Director Johan Rockström: “I'm very honoured to be part of the Time100 list. This is a confirmation of the importance and global reach of our research at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. It also shows that Science matters, not only in scientific circles, but also beyond, in politics, in society, in the whole world.”

The full list and related tributes are available at:

Further information and contact

Press release - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)