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23.4.2018

Climate stress test for the Swiss financial centre

The Swiss National Bank’s investments contribute to a catastrophic temperature rise of 4-6 degrees. On the occasion of the General Assembly on 27 April, the Climate Alliance calls for a climate stress test and publishes concrete recommendations.

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20.4.2018

Rio+20 Earth Summit: campaigners decry final document

'Pathway for a sustainable future' declared, but Greenpeace says summit was failure of epic proportions
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12.4.2018

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing | Inter Press Service

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12.4.2018

As we prepare for the UN climate talks, a look at what’s changed since Copenhagen

Is the world better suited for an agreement than it was in 2009?

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22.3.2018

Jack Black and Lil Bub Help Save the World...Again! #EarthToMarrakech

Help Jack Black and Lil Bub send an urgent message to world leaders that the time to put their climate commitments into action is now! Join Our Global Coalition to Help Save the World: http://EarthTo.org | #EarthToMarrakech
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22.3.2018

Climate Get the Big Picture

This guide seeks to provide a starting point for newcomers to help them see the ‘big picture’ of the United Nations (UN) climate change regime, which is at the forefront of international action to combat climate change with its three major legal...
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22.3.2018

Six graphics that explain climate change

A breakthrough deal to attempt to limit global temperature rises was agreed at a conference of world nations in December 2015. These charts from the time show how and why the Earth’s climate is changing.

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12.4.2018

4° : turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal / World Bank Group

Dramatic climate changes and weather extremes are already affecting millions of people around the world, damaging crops and coastlines and putting water security at risk. Across the three regions studied in this report, record-reaking temperatures are occurring more frequently, rainfall has...
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12.4.2018

Das Pariser Klimaabkommen : Auftrag für eine klimagerechte Zukunft / Brot für die Welt (Hg.)

«Es ist nur ein kleiner Hammer, aber ich glaube, er kann eine grosse Aufgabe erledigen.“ Mit diesen Worten liess Laurent Fabius, Präsident der 21. Vertragsstaatenkonferenz der Klimarahmenkonvention und damals französischer Aussenminister, am Abend des 12. Dezember 2015 in Paris seinen Hammer fallen...
Electronic document
11.4.2018

Climate Finance Shadow Report 2016 / Tracy Carty, Jan Kowalzig, Annaka Peterson

International climate finance is vital in the global effort to combat climate change. It offers a lifeline to the world's poorest countries and communities that are struggling to cope with a changing climate, and provides crucial support to help them develop in a low carbon way. [Summary]

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Press release
23.4.2018

Climate stress test for the Swiss financial centre

The Swiss National Bank’s investments contribute to a catastrophic temperature rise of 4-6 degrees. On the occasion of the General Assembly on 27 April, the Climate Alliance calls for a climate stress test and publishes concrete recommendations.
Press release
20.4.2018

Legal Affairs Committee wants counter-proposal

In the frame of the revision of the Swiss Corporation Law, the Legal Affairs Committee of the National Council proposes legal measures against human rights violations by corporations based in Switzerland.
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5.4.2018

Switzerland's swindle: now officially confirmed

«More than 60 per cent of the greenhouse gas footprint originates abroad». This is the title of the February 2018 edition of Federal Statistical Office's News. Thus, official Switzerland at last acknowledges its climate responsibility in the world.

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