Publications on Climate, Global Change and Energy

Publications and status reports from high-quality sources that we noticed.

EEA (2017): Financing Europe’s low carbon, climate resilient future
  • 2017

Financing Europe’s low carbon, climate resilient future

European countries need to rapidly step up efforts and define their investment needs and plans to match their objectives in shifting to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy. This is the key finding of this stocktaking briefing published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), which also stresses the need for clear information on investment needs and priorities to attract private finance.
EASAC report dedicated electricity storage
  • 2017

Electricity grids in Europe: increased need for dedicated storage

The European umbrella organisation of national science academies (EASAC) has examined the added value of large- and small-scale electricity storage. This is set against the background of fluctuating production of renewable energy, whose stable integration in European electricity grids increasingly requires large-scale electricity storage.
Hydrological Yearbook of Switzerland 2016 (Summary)
  • 2017

Hydrological Yearbook of Switzerland 2016

Summary of the publication «Hydrologisches Jahrbuch der Schweiz 2016»
EEA (2017) - The Arctic Environment
  • 2017

The Arctic Environment

The Arctic region is warming at a rate of almost twice the global average, resulting in profound and rapid changes in its living conditions and the environment. This European Environment Agency (EEA) report looks at how the rest of Europe affects the Arctic environment and how changes in the region impact Europe in return.
Klimareport 2016
  • 2017

Klimareport 2016

Zuerst monatelange Nässe – dann kaum mehr Regen, und dazwischen eine kurze Sommerhitze: Das Jahr 2016 verlief über weite Strecken ausserhalb der Normen. Der Klimareport 2016 der MeteoSchweiz liefert die umfassenden Details.
Report of the High-Level commission on Carbon Pricing
  • 2017

Report of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices

Meeting the world’s agreed climate goals in the most cost-effective way while fostering growth requires countries to set a strong carbon price, with the goal of reaching $40-$80 per tonne of CO2 by 2020 and $50-100 per tonne by 2030. That’s the key conclusion of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices, led by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas Stern.
Teaser: Climate change is a fact – also in Switzerland

Reports for Switzerland

ProClim publiziert IPCC-Berichte spezifisch für die Schweiz