Climate Policy Section

The section

  • develops climate policy strategies and goals for Switzerland;
  • prepares climate policy matters for the Federal Council and Parliament;
  • manages the Secretariat and coordinates the work of the Interdepartmental Committee on Climate;
  • informs and advises policy makers and the public on climate policy measures;
  • strategically supplements the process for the execution of the Buildings Renovation Programme;
  • establishes the principles for the implementation of statutory compensation obligations for operators of fossil-thermal power plants and importers of fossil thermal fuels;
  • approves climate protection projects and programmes in Switzerland;
  • continues to develop the emissions trading scheme post-2020 and conducts negotiations with the EU regarding the linking of the Swiss scheme with the EU Emissions Trading System.
  • supplements the implementation of the CO2 inter-branch agreement with the waste sector.
  • manages the FOEN's Technology Fund agency and supplements the Steering Committee of the Confederation's Technology Fund.
  • evaluates the effectiveness of the climate policy, in particular of the reduction measures undertaken.

Personnel

Reto Burkard

Reto Burkard
Position: head of section, deputy head of division
Tel.: +41 58 465 92 96
E-mail: climate@bafu.admin.ch

Raphael Bucher
Position:
Climate policy post 2020,  Parliamentary interventions, deputy head of section
Tel.: +41 58 465 46 13
E-Mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Edith Bernhard
Responsibilities:
general transport policy, in particular renewable fuels
Tel.:
+41 58 480 88 72
E-mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Sandrine Brunet
Responsibilities:
CO2 Act Implementation, Climate Policy
Tel.:
+41 58 465 02 13
E-Mail:
 kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Simon Fellermeyer
Responsibilities: international climate policy, market-based mechanisms
Tel.: +41 58 483 91 84
E-mail: climate@bafu.admin.ch

Aric Gliesche
Responsibilities: team leader climate protection projects in Switzerland
Tel.: +41 58 465 38 15
E-mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Katja Graf
Responsibilities: climate protection projects in Switzerland
Tel.: +41 58 464 64 34
E-mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Michelle Hermann
Responsibilities: climate protection projects in Switzerland
Tel.: +41 58 464 36 45
E-mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Dorrit Marti
Responsibilities: climate protection projects in Switzerland
Tel.: +41 58 464 64 48
E-mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Laurence Mortier
Responsibilities: piloting of market-based mechanisms, ,international climate policy
Tel.: +41 58 464 15 67
E-mail: climate@bafu.admin.ch

Roger Ramer
Responsibilities: economic analyses, evaluations, waste
Tel.: +41 58 462 98 16
E-mail: climate@bafu.admin.ch

Silvia Ruprecht-Martignoli
Responsibilities: technology fund, economic analyses, climate and the financial market
Tel.: +41 58 462 60 30
E-mail: climate@bafu.admin.ch

Sophie Wenger Hintz
Responsibilities: emissions trading, negotiations with the EU regarding the linking of emissions trading schemes
Tel.: +41 58 464 71 84
E-mail: climate@bafu.admin.ch

Kaspar Wüthrich
Responsibilities: quality assurance of climate projects in Switzerland
Tel.: +41 58 463 35 94
E-mail: kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
Last modification 11.04.2019

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Contact

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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