Switzerland's climate policy

Year 2018
Pages 28
Number UI-1803-E
Publisher Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Serie State of the environment

Implementation of the Paris Agreement 

The publication provides an overview of the current state of climate policy. The primary pillars of the Paris Agreement are presented and important concepts such as the global CO2 budget and climate neutrality are discussed. The publication highlights Switzerland's action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and addresses the vulnerability of the country under continuing global warming. With the Paris Agreement climate-friendly investments and support of developing countries particularly exposed to climate change gain in importance. The publication points out how Switzerland can contribute to a global development with low impact on climate.

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