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Atmospheric Chemistry Prof. Thomas Peter
Atmospheric Dynamics Prof. Heini Wernli
Atmospheric Physics Prof. Ulrike Lohmann
Climate and Water Cycle Prof. Christoph Schär
Climate Physics Prof. Reto Knutti
Land-Climate Dynamics Prof. Sonia I. Seneviratne



Unbalanced wind farm planning exacerbates fluctuations

If European countries cooperated better in the field of wind energy instead of focusing on specific countries with generous subsidies and the highest average productivity, wind power output would fluctuate less. This is the conclusion reached by a group of energy and climate researchers at ETH Zürich and Imperial College London, who for the first time have combined a long-term analysis of predominant weather patterns with Europe-wide wind electricity generation. Read more 


Fondue im «Swiss Camp»

Seit 30 Jahren erforscht er Grönland. Der grösste Eisschild der Nordhemisphäre hat sich in dieser Zeit gewaltig verändert. Darüber spricht Prof. Konrad Steffen im «Swiss Camp»: nicht nur mit Politikern wie Al Gore oder der Schweizer Bundespräsidentin, sondern auch im neuen «Werkstattgespräch». Read more 

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