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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

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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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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14.11.2017

Protection et perspectives pour les réfugiés climatiques : prise de position de Caritas / Auteure : Marianne Hochuli ; éd. Caritas Suisse

Les conséquences du changement climatique forcent de plus en plus de personnes à fuir. Le Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) estime que le nombre de personnes déplacées à cause des événements climatiques extrêmes sera de 150 millions de personnes en 2050. Ce sont...

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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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