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Climate change and international trade

International effects of climate change: Opportunities and risks for the economy

, , | April 13, 2021


How does global climate change affect enterprises in the Canton of Zurich? INFRAS completed a multi-stakeholder dialog on the opportunities and risks stemming from global climate change on international trade in Zurich within the pilot program “Adaptation to climate change” from the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).

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Climate protection

Negative emission technologies and emission certificates: Options for the city and canton of Zurich

, , | Nov. 5, 2020


In the future, both negative emission technologies and trade with international emission certificates are options for municipalities and cantons to reach their climate change mitigation targets. What is their potential, and how suitable are they for the city and for the canton of Zurich on the path to net zero emissions?

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How global climate change affects trade relationships

, , , | May 12, 2020


In addition to the national effects of climate change, the international impacts of climate change are in particular an increasing risk factor for the German economy. A research project commissioned by the German Federal Environment Agency that lasted several years analyzed which impact chains affected international trade. The study makes clear: both governmental and private stakeholders will be increasingly challenged.

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