Combating heat and flooding

Key area


Man-made climate change brings with it previously unknown risks. Once again, the University of Bern came up with some specific solutions in 2022 by …

  • … showing what the new normality means in terms of heat, drought and forest fires.
  • … researching how heat-related deaths and hospital admissions can be reduced.
  • ... developing digital tools with the Mobiliar Lab for preventing and coping with extreme flooding.
  • … giving politicians a basis for decision-making when it comes to land use, climate and biodiversity.
  • ... developing instruments that will help pave the way to the Paris climate targets.