Christina Horsten is the New York correspondent of the German press agency dpa. She grew up in Bonn, Prague and in Berlin, where she graduated from the Freie Universität. For the dpa she returned to her home town New York in 2012 and lives there today with Felix and their little daughter Emma.


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Dirk Höner is a journalist. After working for the WDR and as an author of several TV productions, he has been working as an editor at stern TV since 2004.


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Tabea Hertzog was born in 1986, studied history of art, German literature and psychology in Berlin as well as creative writing in Hildesheim. In 2013 she was nominated for the Retzhof Dramapreis, in 2015 she was awarded a scholarship at the Nes Artis Residency in Iceland. In 2016 she took part in the writing class of the Jürgen Ponto foundation. She also works as a photographer.


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Nicolas Hénin, born 1975 in Le Mans (France), is a freelancer journalist for, among others, ARTE and Le Point. For years, Nicolas Hénin has reported regularly out of the areas of conflicts in Iraq, Libya and Syria and witnessed the Battle for Bagdad and the conquest of Raqqa. 2013 he was kidnapped in Syria by jihadists. Hénin could be liberated by the French government in 2014, together with Pierre Torres, Didier François and Edouard Elias. In February 2015, the French edition of his book „Jihad Academy: Nos erreurs face à l’Etat islamique“ was published at Fayard.


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Meinrad Heck was born in 1957. From 1979 on he worked as a journalist, for example as correspondent for the Stuttgarter Zeitung. He lives in Karlsruhe and works freelance since 1997. In 1987 he was awarded the Theodor-Wolff-Preis and in 2001 the Wächterpreis for his Flowtex-investigation.


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Katharina Hacker was born in Frankfurt in 1967, where she was raised. She studied Philosophy, History and Judaic studies in Freiburg and Jerusalem. From 1990 to 1996 she lived in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. For her novel The Havenots she received the German book award (Deutscher Buchpreis). Katharina Hacker and her family live in Berlin.


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Birgit Hummler was born in 1953, is married and has a daughter. After her studies of German and Slavic literature and postgraduate studies in journalism and communication sciences, from 1983 on, she worked as a freelance journalist. Among others, she supervised the development program of science journalism of the Robert Bosch foundation and nowadays works as freelance writer for various professional journals, PR agencies and companies. For her first crime novel Stahlbeton, Birgit Hummler was awarded the Stuttgarter Krimipreis in the category Best Economy Thriller.



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Ulrich Hofmann, born in 1973, studied geology, geography, French, Spanish and German. He has lived in Bavaria, Spain, and Italy and currently lives in Berlin. He has worked as scriptdoctor, freelance corrector and author.




In a collective effort, eight authors, activists and members of the Youth Council of the Generations Trust (Jugendrat der Generationen Stiftung) in Berlin have written this book on the looming environmental and political threats lying ahead of the generation of today's 14 to 25 year olds. They are:

Franziska Heinisch, 20, is studying law and works for the Youth Council of the Generations Trust. In March 2019, her article in the German weekly DIE ZEIT describing her anger about the indifference of adults regarding the climate crisis caused a stir.

Lucie Hammecke, 22, is studying political science and is an expert on democracy. In 2019 she became the youngest member of State Parliament in Saxony for the Greens.

Niklas Hecht, 21, studies to become a physical education teacher and is specialised in education issues. From 2012 to 2016 he was a member of the German national team in canoe slalom.

Jonathan Gut, 20, is studying transport engineering.

Daniel Al-Kayal, 25, is studying political science, is a member of the district advisory council in the city of Kirchheim, he runs for the Social Democrats and is especially interested in municipal issues.

Sarah Hadj Ammar, 20, studies biomedicine and is for the last nine years volunteering at the Plant-for-the-Planet foundation, where she also was a member of the youth world board.

Hannah Lübbert, 18, studies environmental science and psychology.

Jakob Nehls, 25, is studying geography and political science. He is a youth delegate for Amnesty International Germany.




Peter Jakubowski was born in 1967 in Dortmund and studied economics at the University of Münster with a focus on environmental economics. After conducting research at the Institute for Transportation Research in Münster and at the German Aerospace Centre in Cologne he left in the summer of 2000 for the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) in Bonn. There he increasingly focused on urbanistics, both in his research and his political consulting, and published on a wide variety of urban affairs. He lives with his family in Düsseldorf.


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