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Thèmes prioritaires pour la recherche en développement durable en Suisse

Quelles sont les questions sociales prioritaires dans le contexte de l'Agenda 2030 à lesquelles la science doit pourvoir ? Cette question a été abordée par l'Initiative pour la recherche sur

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Révision de la loi sur l'énergie: une stratégie globale de décarbonisation fait encore défaut

Les Académies suisses des sciences se félicitent de manière générale des modifications apportées à la loi sur l'énergie afin de répondre aux objectifs de l'accord de Paris sur le climat

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SAVE THE DATE: 21st Swiss Global Change Day

The Swiss Global Change Day is the once a year event organised by ProClim to look beyond the horizon of climate and global change research with well-known experts, covering a

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The growing use of electric scooters and ride-hailing services is transforming how we move in urban centres — but walking, cycling and public transport remain the best way to improve

EEA (2019) The European environment — state and outlook 2020: knowledge for transition to a sustainable Europe
The European environment — state and outlook 2020

Europe will not achieve its 2030 goals without urgent action during the next 10 years to address the alarming rate of biodiversity loss, increasing impacts of climate change and the

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Document de synthès: Dialogue entre ville et agriculture

Aujourd’hui, la façon de produire et de consommer des aliments contribue de manière significative à l’impact environnemental. Ce document de synthèse présente des champs d’actions et propose des solutions qui

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La recherche suisse en développement durable doit proposer des solutions

Si rien ne change, les objectifs de développement durable des Nations unies ne pourront pas être atteints. Et le monde scientifique est également sur la sellette: comme le demande le

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Academies call for better use of research in international cooperation

Poverty, social inequality, global environmental problems and pandemics: Switzerland has to focus its international cooperation strategy more strongly on poverty reduction and the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030 using

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Le Conseil mondial de la biodiversité met en garde contre l’accélération drastique de l'extinction des espèces

L’extinction des espèces s’accélère constamment et est déjà de 10 à 100 fois plus élevée que la moyenne des 10 derniers millions d'années. Un total de 0,5 à 1 million

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The framework for a climate-neutral transport policy

The existing instruments of European and Swiss energy policy in the field of mobility are far from sufficient to achieve the climate objectives of the Paris Agreement. This is the

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Les inquiétudes des jeunes manifestants de la grève du climat sont fondées et justifiées

Plus de 12'155 scientifiques d'Allemagne, d'Autriche et de Suisse soutiennent les préoccupations des manifestants de la grève du climat. Rien qu'en Suisse, il y a 1727 signataires. Selon la prise

Stellungnahme der Akademien Schweiz zur Agrarpolitik 22+
Stellungnahme der Akademien Schweiz zur Agrarpolitik 22+

Die Akademien erachten eine deutliche Optimierung der Agrarpolitik als sehr wichtig, um die unerwünschten Auswirkungen auf Umwelt und Natur zu minimieren, die Produktionsgrundlagen der Landwirtschaft zu erhalten, die Wirtschaftlichkeit des

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Call for papers: Mountain Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Mountain biodiversity provides billions of upland and lowland inhabitants with vital ecosystem services and sources of livelihoods. Mountain Research and Development is looking for papers that present validated insights into

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Stronger integration and dialogue between science and society for the SDGs

More than 70 high-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at the conference “Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges”. A

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Sustainability goals cannot be reached without North-South cooperation

Switzerland's foreign policy should pay more attention to research on global change in order to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda, says the Commission for Research

Transformations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Transformations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

This report examines the current trends and dynamics that promote and jeopardize the achievement of the SDGs. It presents the TWI2050 framework, the integrated pathways which harness the synergies and

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19th Swiss Global Change Day – Meeting Report and Conference Documents

On 19 April 2018, the Swiss global change science community met for the 19th time on the annual Swiss Global Change Day. About 210 participants attended the event and 60

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Bioplastiche: sono tutte degradabili?

Ormai si trovano dappertutto, sia nei piatti, che nei bicchieri o nei sacchi per i rifiuti vegetali. L’idea è di smaltire questi prodotti con la raccolta degli scarti vegetali e

Sviluppo degli insediamenti e costi dell'infrastruttura (in tedesco; abstract e sintesi in italiano e francese)
Sviluppo degli insediamenti e costi dell'infrastruttura

Negli insediamenti periferici e scarsamente popolati i costi infrastrutturali sono molto più elevati: è questa la conclusione a cui giunge il presente studio sul tema dello sviluppo degli insediamenti in

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Mountain Research and Development, Vol. 36 No. 2

Papers address modernization and sustainable development, showing that some aspects of modernization can lead to sustainability—eg improved energy use in Europe, multilocal livelihoods in Pakistan, biosphere reserves in Europe, agrotourism

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Mountain Research and Development, Vol 36, No 2, available online and open access

Papers address modernization and sustainable development, showing that some aspects of modernization can lead to sustainability—eg improved energy use in Europe, multilocal livelihoods in Pakistan, biosphere reserves in Europe, agrotourism

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Agroscope a développé un système pour évaluer la durabilité des exploitations agricoles suisses. Il comprend une large palette d’indicateurs d’impact, tels que l’efficience des ressources, les liquidités et le bien-être

Teaser: Neues Nationales Forschungsprogramm (NFP) „Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften“ lanciert
Neues Nationales Forschungsprogramm (NFP) „Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften“ lanciert

Der Bundesrat hat im März 2016 das neue Nationale Forschungsprogramm (NFP) „Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften“ lanciert. Aus dem NFP werden wichtige Beiträge für eine nachhaltige Wirtschaft mit effizienterem Ressourceneinsatz und grösserer Ressourcensicherheit

EASAC report "Marine sustainability in an age of changing oceans and seas"
Marine sustainability in an age of changing oceans and seas

The sustainability of society is linked to that of the world’s oceans because they are essential for global food security, human health and climate regulation, and the livelihood of more

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Evaluation de la durabilité: base de connaissances pour la future production agricole

A l’avenir, les agriculteurs et agricultrices devront pouvoir évaluer la durabilité de leurs exploitations à l’aide d’indicateurs. Lors de la troisième conférence sur la durabilité, Agroscope a présenté les nouveautés

Teaser: Unser Planet, unsere Zukunft
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Full report: Review of Targets for the Sustainable Development Goals: The Science Perspective
Review of Targets for the Sustainable Development Goals: The Science Perspective

This report is an independent scientific review of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, as submitted to the UN General Assembly by the UN Open Working Group

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