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Adaptation to climate change in Switzerland: goals, challenges and fields of action. (2012)

Description

Climatic changes have an impact on Switzerland’s environment, economy and society. Adapting to these impacts is vital already today, and will become even more important in future. To this end, the Federal Council has adopted the first part of its adaptation strategy on 2 March 2012. It was published on 2 April 2012 in the Federal Gazette and is the legally binding version. The report describes the goals, challenges and fields of action in adapting to climate change on Federal level.

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Suisse Federal Office for the Environment

Keywords

awareness, early detection, knowledge gaps, monitoring, uncertainties

Climate impacts

Droughts, Extreme Temperatures, Flooding, Ice and Snow

Elements

Adaptation Measures and Actions, Vulnerability Assessment

Sectors

Agriculture, Biodiversity, Buildings, Disaster Risk Reduction, Energy, Forestry, Health, Transport, Urban, Water management

Geographic characterisation

Europe

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