Switzerland

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Human experts will continue to produce the avalanche bulletin in future, but computer assessments based on weather data and other measurements have a valuable role to play as a “second opinion”.
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Un plan d’eau a été installé dans la cour de l’Hepia, à la rue de la Prairie, pour montrer les services que peut rendre un tel bassin, entre rétention d’eau et havre pour la biodiversité.
Tribune de Genève, Edipresse Publications SA
Wastewater is a cost-effective tool and better indicator of SARS-CoV-2 epidemiology during periods of insufficient testing or high positivity rates.
Water Science Policy

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointSwiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT

National Platform

National policies and plans

2018

Implementation of the Paris Agreement 

This publication provides an overview of the current state of climate policy in Switzerland. The primary pillars of the Paris Agreement are presented and important concepts such as the global CO2 budget and

Switzerland - government
2014

Second part of the Federal Council's strategy, 9 April 2014

The Action Plan is the second part of the Federal Council's strategy for adaptation to climate change. An essential component of the Action Plan are the measures of the Federal Offices of the

Switzerland - government
2012

First part of the Federal Council’s strategy Adopted on 2 March 2012

The Federal Council’s adaptation strategy creates the framework at federal level for a coordinated course of action in adjusting to climate change. The adaptation strategy is divided

Switzerland - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

2014
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the ISDR partnership.
Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT