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12.10.2018

A summer as an object lesson

Summer 2018. Heat, drought, millions in damage. Extremes of climate in the northern hemisphere. It could, it must be the turning point in the perception of climate change. Even in Switzerland.

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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?
Online article
12.4.2018

Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate deal pledge

RTCC: Swiss government says it will cut greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030 as part of a UN deal on global warming later this year

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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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30.10.2017

Life is about mouvement - COP23

Video produced in cooperation with the Airports Council International, the only institutionally-endorsed, carbon management certification standard for airports.
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26.10.2017

Climate Change & Pacific Islands - Getting Ahead of the Weather

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28.9.2018

Umwelt-Fussabdrücke der Schweiz : Zeitlicher Verlauf 1996 – 2015 / Rolf Frischknecht ... [et al.] ; Bundesamt für Umwelt BAFU

Die vorliegende Studie zeigt die Entwicklung der konsumbedingten Umweltbelastung der Schweiz von 1996 bis 2015 (Umwelt-Fussabdrücke). Grundlage ist eine Kombination aus Emissions-, Handels- und Ökobilanzdaten. Letztere wurden neu für den Biodiversitäts- und den Wasserfussabdruck regionalisiert.
Article
12.9.2018

Bioökonomie : Kapital am Gedeihen / Marina Backes... [et al.]

Gibt es ein Leben nach der Erdölgesellschaft? Ja, sagen die AkteurInnen der Bioökonomie. Bioökonomie – das ist die Idee, fossile und andere umweltschädliche Stoffe durch biogene zu ersetzen. Also durch solche, die wachsen und nachwachsen. Bioökonomischen Entwicklungen setzen schon jetzt weltweit...
Article
5.7.2018

Das Klima reparieren? : Geoengineering : Irrweg statt Ausweg / Anika Schroeder... [et al.]

In der Klimapolitik zeichnet sich eine neue Debatte ab: Neben Klimaschutz, der Anpassung an die Folgen des Klimawandels und dem Umgang mit nicht mehr vermeidbaren Schäden und Verlusten rückt die Reparatur des Klimasystems immer stärker in den Fokus. Durch neue Techniken sollen Emissionen aus der...

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Political article
12.10.2018

A summer as an object lesson

Summer 2018. Heat, drought, millions in damage. Extremes of climate in the northern hemisphere. It could, it must be the turning point in the perception of climate change. Even in Switzerland.
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.
Article as analysis
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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