File Sustainable development

Get an overview of scientific contributions to sustainable development and especially to the Agenda 2030: SCNAT provides researchers, research funding agencies and political decision-makers with important synthesis reports, projects, event information and news from the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and other institutions.

State of Knowledge

Current activities

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Health PS (Joachim Pelikan SwissTPH - KFPE)

Support for research partnerships with developing countries

The challenges of sustainable development affect different regions of the world differently. International research partnerships make it possible to take these differences into account. The KFPE is committed to cross-border and intercultural research partnerships and helps to make such partnerships fair and efficient.

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Dr. Gabriela Wülser
SCNAT
Steering Committee Sustainability Research
House of Academies
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3001 Bern
Switzerland

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News

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The first and last mile — the key to sustainable urban transport

The growing use of electric scooters and ride-hailing services is transforming how we move in urban centres — but walking, cycling and public transport remain the best way to improve

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EEA (2019) The European environment — state and outlook 2020: knowledge for transition to a sustainable Europe
The European environment — state and outlook 2020

Europe will not achieve its 2030 goals without urgent action during the next 10 years to address the alarming rate of biodiversity loss, increasing impacts of climate change and the

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Wichtiger Schritt zur integralen Betrachtung von Landschaft und Natur

Die Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz begrüssen das aktualisierte Landschaftskonzept Schweiz (LKS) des Bundes. Es berücksichtigt aktuelle Herausforderungen und liefert eine integrale Betrachtungsweise von Landschaft, Natur und Kultur. Die Akademien schlagen

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Weltbiodiversitätsrat warnt vor drastisch beschleunigtem Artensterben

Das Artensterben beschleunigt sich fortwährend und ist bereits 10- bis 100-mal höher als im Durchschnitt der vergangenen 10 Millionen Jahre. Insgesamt sind 0,5 bis 1 Million von rund 8 Millionen

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