Meteorologist and weather presenter Sven Plöger has been in front of the camera since 1999. Alternating with his colleagues Claudia Kleinert and Karsten Schwanke, he presents “Das Wetter im Ersten” before the news and after the news. He also guides other TV weather programs in ARD’s third channels and contributes to various documentaries on the subject of weather and climate.

Whether it’s climate change, the energy transition or other topics related to the weather, sustainability and looking to the future, Sven Plöger, a popular graduate meteorologist as well as TV presenter, knows all about the interrelationships between weather and climate. With charm and wit, Germany’s best-known “weatherman” will give you important information that will bring you closer to the spectacle of nature.

Sven Plöger Lecture topics

  • Dress warmly, it’s getting hot.
  • Do better: Cool down for the climate
  • Heat, drought, heavy rain: can we still be saved?
  • Climate facts: How we can still prevent our weather from becoming more extreme
  • Good prospects for tomorrow: How we can deal with climate change and achieve the energy transition

Meteorologist Sven Plöger is a household name to almost all of us. Since 1999, the weather expert has been coming into our living rooms every day and presenting, among other things, “Das Wetter im Ersten” on ARD before the Tagesschau and after the Tagesthemen. “I have a good sense of time for 2 minutes and 19 seconds,” says the experienced meteorologist. Already here, it is also clear to every viewer how great the passion of speaker Sven Plöger is on the subject of “weather”.

No fear of sustainability – how we can “do it better

2021 saw the publication of the book with the optimistic and encouraging title “Besser machen!” (“Do it better!”), which Sven Plöger wrote together with his friend Christoph Waffenschmidt, the Germany head of World Vision. It examines climate change and the world from different perspectives between development aid, faith, justice and natural science.

In his book, “The Alps and How They Affect Our Weather” (2022), the meteorologist explains how important the mountains are for our climatic future.

Even as a child, climate expert Sven Plöger knew that his passion was focused on everything that happened in the sky. Accordingly, it was already clear at that time that Sven Plöger, whose favorite subject was also physics, would one day become a meteorologist, and he successfully pursued this dream.

All climate, or what?! Finally understanding climate change: “Somehow” the weather is different than it used to be…”

In his lectures, one notices the weatherman’s enthusiasm for climate and weather. With humor and interesting facts, he inspires his audience and conveys his fascination for the diverse weather phenomena in the sky. Illustrated by impressive visuals, even more complex topics are quickly memorized by his listeners and now for over 10 years Sven Plöger explains everything you ever wanted to know about the weather. Sven Plöger is a welcome guest on various talk shows on ARD and SRF.

In addition, the hobby glider and paraglider pilot, who also teaches meteorology in flight training, writes guest articles for Handelsblatt, mare or Euro am Sonntag.