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10.12.2018

Climate policy in the slow lane

The COP 24 climate summit in Katowice, Poland is expected to approve the regulatory framework for implementing the Paris Climate Change Agreement. A herculean task with an uncertain outcome. Meanwhile, major policy issues remain unresolved.

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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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25.10.2018

Klimawandel und Wirtschaft / Zoe Lagarde... [et al.]

Schmelzende Gletscher und Waldbrände: Der Sommer 2018 hat uns mögliche Auswirkungen des Klimawandels vor Augen geführt. Im Vergleich zur vorindustriellen Zeit hat sich die Erde um ein Grad erwärmt, in der Schweiz sogar um mehr. Das Pariser Klimaabkommen will die Erwärmung auf weltweit zwei Grad...
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4.6.2018

Bonn Climate Change Conference : action now, not post-2020, say developing countries / Meena Raman... [et al.]

Our cover story for this issue is devoted to reports and analyses of the Bonn climate change conference. Much of the tension at the meet between the developed and developing countries was over the imbalance in addressing the pre2020 issues as opposed to the post-2020...
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30.5.2018

Null Öl. Null Gas. Null Kohle. : wie Klimapolitik funktioniert : ein Vorschlag / Marcel Hänggi

Das Klimaproblem ist im Kern entwaffnend einfach – wenn man es sich denn eingestünde: Wärmer wird es vor allem deshalb, weil die Menschheit Öl, Gas und Kohle verbrennt. Klimapolitik kann also nur funktionieren, wenn sie darauf hinwirkt, die fossilen Energieträger vom Markt zu verbannen. Der CO2-...

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10.12.2018

Climate policy in the slow lane

The COP 24 climate summit in Katowice, Poland is expected to approve the regulatory framework for implementing the Paris Climate Change Agreement. A herculean task with an uncertain outcome. Meanwhile, major policy issues remain unresolved.
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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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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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