Virtual Reality: Climate change is still abstract for many. Hamburg researchers now want to make it possible to experience it up close

The rain pelts incessantly from the sky - it's big, heavy drops.

Virtual Reality: Climate change is still abstract for many. Hamburg researchers now want to make it possible to experience it up close

The rain pelts incessantly from the sky - it's big, heavy drops. The squalls tug violently at the thin, dark gray rain poncho, which hardly protects me against the forces of the weather. I'm standing on a pontoon in the middle of Hamburg's flooded HafenCity. The striking silhouette of the Elbphilharmonie blurs in the torrential rain and behind thick fog.

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