Adaptation to climate change

More frequent heatwaves and dry periods, increasing natural hazards and changes to the diversity of fauna and flora – climate change is already having an impact on our environment today and will have an increasingly significant effect in future. Switzerland is committed to climate protection. In the Paris Agreement, it pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50% until 2030 compared to 1990 levels. Because, however, global warming can be restricted to 1.5 °C in the best case, adapting to the effects of climate change is becoming more and more important. This platform provides current information about the adaptations being undertaken by the Swiss Confederation, cantons and municipalities.

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Last modification 22.01.2020

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