Climate Division

  • manages Swiss climate policy;
  • is responsible for the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol in Switzerland;
  • is responsible for the implementation of national legislation on climate protection (CO2 Act) and manages political climate instruments;
  • develops strategies for emissions reduction and adaptation to climate change;
  • reviews performance of climate policy (greenhouse gas inventory, CO2 statistics);
  • informs and advises policy makers and the public on the causes and effects of climate change and possible counter-measures.

The division is responsible for the topics:

The division consists of:

Last modification 12.05.2017

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Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Climate Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Papiermühlestrasse 172, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 464 23 80
Fax: +41 58 462 99 81


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