ProClim- Forum for Climate and Global Change

ProClim- represents the Swiss Future Earth and WCRP science networks.

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ProClim- serves as an interface between science, public administration, politics, economy and the public. The thematic range of ProClim- covers the World research programs Future Earth, WCRP, ESSP and the topics covered within the IPCC reports.

Our foci are

  • To enhance knowledge exchange and networking within the science community
  • To further international cooperation and the integration of Swiss researchers in international assessment reports (e.g. IPCC)
  • To inform decision-makers in politics and economy as well as the public
  • To support decision-makers in politics, economy and administration with recommendations regarding relevant questions, synthesis reports and informative meetings.

Furthermore, ProClim-

  • hosts the secretariat of the Advisory Body on Climate Change OcCC
  • organizes meetings for the parlamentary group "Climate Change"
  • acts as interface to the International Human Dimensions of Global Change Program (IHDP-Switzerland) on behalf of the SAGW
  • runs the secretariate of the interacademic commission on energy (a+ Energy-Commission) on behalf of the Swiss Academies
  • acts as IPCC contact point to the Swiss Science Community on behalf of the federal agency of the Environment

Members:

Heinz Gutscher (Chair)
Thomas Stocker (Past Chair)
Christof Appenzeller
Konstantinos Boulouchos
Davis Bresch
Pamela Köllner-Heck
Christian Körner
Ulrike Lohmann
Martine Rebetez
Philippe Thalmann
Rolf Weingarter

Contact:

Dr. Urs Neu
ProClim
Schwarztorstrasse 9
CH-3007 Bern, Switzerland
E-mail: urs.neu[at]scnat.ch

Prof. Heinz Gutscher
Prof. em. of Social Psychology
Universität Zürich
CH- 
Switzerland
E-mail: heinz.gutscher(at)uzh.ch

Mailing Address:

Buchenweg 27
CH-8121 Benglen
Switzerland

 

 

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