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Harald Lesch

Harald Lesch

Born in 1960, Lesch is a German astrophysicist, natural philosopher and television presenter. He studied physics and philosophy in Giessen and Bonn, and later worked at the Max Planck Institute for radio astronomy (MPIfR). He was a visiting lecturer at the University of Toronto in 1992 and went on to qualify as a professor in 1994. Lesch is widely known in his roles of television presenter and author, with all his recent books reaching the best-seller lists. 'Sprung über den Abgrund' was published jointly with Martin Herrmann at Residenz Verlag (2022).


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Martin Herrmann Harald Lesch - LEAP ACROSS THE ABYSS

Why the climate crisis is forcing us to act

The warming of our planet is a global emergency. We have altered the world to such an extent that the resulting change threatens not only us and our health, but the entire planet Earth. The only remedy is a comprehensive transformation of our way of life and economic systems. Yet most concerned individuals assume that they themselves cannot make a difference, given the extent of the threat. This also applies to scientists, as well as economic and political decision makers. But that’s not the case – as this spirited book points out. In 'Leap across the Abyss', physicist Harald Lesch and doctor Martin Herrmann issue a joint appeal for people to overcome their state of paralysis and promote the "big transformation".