With the Sustainability Research Initiative, SCNAT, together with its sister institutions, promotes research on sustainable development and 2030 Agenda. It focuses on the joint handling of social issues of higher priority in overarching consortia.more

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Associate or Ass. Prof. tenure track in Experimental Climate and Environmental Physics & Director of the High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat

The Division for Climate and Environmental Physics (CEP) of the Physics Institute, University of Bern invites applications for the position of Associate or Ass. Prof. tenure track in Experimental Climate

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Sustainability Science Forum 2022 - Bernard Lehmann, President Platform Science and Policy, SCNAT

Conference report: Sustainability Science Forum 2022

On 3 November 2022, key players in the field of science for sustainable development met in Bern at the second Sustainability Science Forum. The event of the SCNAT's Sustainability Research

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Sustainability Science Dialogue:  30 years after “Rio” – New research challenges for sustainable development?

Blog: Sustainability Science Dialogue: 30 years after “Rio” – New research challenges for sustainable development?

The 1992 Rio Earth Summit set benchmarks for the sustainable development of our planet and resulted in the Agenda 21 and first binding conventions on climate change, biological diversity and

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