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We will keep you up to date by providing you with information in a nutshell - three times a year (only in German).

Climate change and international trade

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

, , | April 13, 2021


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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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How global climate change affects trade relationships

, , , | May 12, 2020


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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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What would climate-neutral mobility mean for the Swiss economy?

, , , | March 14, 2018


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Greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector are to be cut sharply. How can this be achieved with the best outcome for the Swiss economy? INFRAS is currently working with ETH Zurich to develop a range of future scenarios for climate-neutral mobility. Greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector are to be cut sharply. How can this be achieved with the best outcome for the Swiss economy? INFRAS is currently working with ETH Zurich to develop a range of future scenarios for climate-neutral mobility.

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International Baseline Rules Are a Precondition for Well-Functioning Carbon Markets

, , , | March 20, 2017


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Greenhouse gas emission reduction projects of different countries can only be assessed, compared and plausibly certified when applying international valuation standards. This is a precondition for well-functioning crediting mechanisms, by which effective projects are awarded with tradable certificates. This is one of the conclusions reached by INFRAS, in cooperation with other climate experts, in a report commissioned by the Swedish Energy Agency.

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