Policy advice

The Academy has a long tradition of dialogue with politics. It makes its network of experts available free of charge to politicians as asource of information and provides information on current issues through expert reports and events. Through its contact with parliamentarians it adopts the concerns of politics and provides detailed answers to the questions raised.

Swiss Academies Factsheet

Swiss Academies Factsheets

On politically relevant topics, factsheets provide an overview of the most important scientific findings.


In its statements, SCNAT provides assessments and recommendations on policy issues from a scientific perspective.
Klimapolitik national Klimaportal

Platform Science and Policy

The «Platform Science and Policy» (Platform SAP) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is focused on issues on socially relevant topics from a scientific, interdisciplinary perspective. By providing scientific knowledge to the discourse of politics, administration, economy and society, it supports the development of solutions to social issues.
Parliamentary Group «Climate Change»

Parliamentary Group Climate Change

The Parliamentary Group Climate Change seeks to impart up to date knowledge of climate change and its impacts and to encourage open discussions. Generally, the group arranges a business lunch on a specific topic of climate in each session.