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Third NCCS Forum

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Third NCCS Forum

The third NCCS Forum on « Extremes today and tomorrow » took place in Bern on 20 November. It posed the question which scientific insights and climate services are available and which are necessary in order to remain resilient and to make climate-compatible decisions.

Here you can fnd the presentations and impressions of the Forum.


Adaptation to climate change - Pilot programme phase II

The climate is changing and Switzerland needs to adapt to the impacts. The Swiss Confederation has drawn up a corresponding strategy. It aims to minimise risks and seize opportunitiess. The adaptation strategy also encompasses an extensive pilot programme. Innovative projects specifically help cantons, regions and municipalities to adapt to climate change.

Climate change in forests

Climate change in forests: Tree species for the future

A new app shows tree species suited to specific locations that can adapt to and thrive in a changed climate.


CH2018 Climate Scenarios

New climate scenarios for Switzerland

The CH2018 Climate Change Scenarios show where and how climate change affects Switzerland. “Dry summers”, “Heavy precipitation”, “More hot days”, and “Snow-Scarce Winters” are some of the expected consequences of unchecked climate change.

CH2018 web atlas

NCCS - about us

NCCS - the climate services network of the Swiss Federal government

As a national coordination and innovation body, and a centre for knowledge, the NCCS provides a basis for decision making when it comes to matters with climate implications, so as to minimise risk, maximise opportunities and optimise costs.




Priority themes

Current topics in the NCCS at a glance: from water management to animal welfare.

Sectoral information

All about climate services for the various sectors.

Regional information

Climate change, risks and opportunities and mitigation measures in cantons, major regions and municipalities.

Climate-change-related risks and opportunities

What are the risks and opportunities associated with climate change for Switzerland?

Adaptation to climate change

Measures for adapting to climate change in Switzerland.


Our climate services in the form of facts and figures from a range of subject areas.



The National Centre for Climate Services NCCS


All about the inception, history and people behind the NCCS.

Climate services

Services provided by government and academia for the decision makers on climate-related issues.

Mandate and goals

What is the mission of the NCCS?


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