Climate basics

Explanations and terms relating to topics such as climate change, impacts and measures

Observed climate change in Switzerland

Find out more about what makes Switzerland’s current climate unique, and how the climate has changed in this country since 1864.

Swiss Climate Change Scenarios

Learn about the new Swiss Climate Change Scenarios and their findings on the expected development of the Swiss climate up to the end of the century.

Risks and opportunities of climate change

As a basis for adaptation to climate change, the Federal Office for the Environment has assessed climate-related risks and opportunities throughout Switzerland.