Major regions

Climate change is evidenced to varying extents in the five major regions of Switzerland. This page provides an overview of the changes that can be expected, along with the risks and opportunities for the regions of the Jura, the Swiss plateau, the pre-Alps, the Alps and the south side of the Alps.

Climate Scenarios CH2018

Click on a major region to learn more about the current and future climate in that region.

Risks and opportunities

As part of a comprehensive climate risk analysis, the Federal Office for the Environment documented the climate-related risks and opportunities for the six major regions of Jura, Swiss Plateau, Foothills of the Alps, Alps, South of the Alps and large urban zones and published them in 2017.

Last modification 28.01.2020

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