ProClim- Forum for Climate and Global Change
ProClim- represents the Swiss Future Earth and WCRP science networks.
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.
- 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
Heinz Gutscher (Chair)
Thomas Stocker (Past Chair)
Dr. Urs Neu
CH-3007 Bern, Switzerland
Prof. Heinz Gutscher
Prof. em. of Social Psychology