This publication of the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) provides an overview of the current state of climate policy and the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
The primary pillars of the Paris Agreement are presented and important concepts such as the global CO2 budget and climate neutrality are discussed. The publication highlights Switzerland's action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and addresses the vulnerability of the country under continuing global warming. With the Paris Agreement climate-friendly investments and support of developing countries particularly exposed to climate change gain in importance. The publication points out how Switzerland can contribute to a global development with low impact on climate.
Source: FOEN (ed.) 2018: Switzerland’s climate policy. Implementation of the Paris Agreement. Federal Office for the Environment, Bern. Environmental Info no. 1803: 28 p.