Federal Office for the Environment FOEN


Federal Council renews its contribution to the Green Climate Fund

Environment - Apr 10

Switzerland will continue to support the Green Climate Fund (GCF) with a total contribution of CHF 135 million over the next four years. The Federal Council took this decision at its meeting on 10 April 2024. The GCF helps developing countries take concrete action to achieve the goals of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement. In particular, it funds initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change.

Environment - Mar 13

Launch of SWEET call for proposals on topic of Net Zero

The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFoe) and the Federal Office for the Environment (FoeN) are launching a new call for proposals for the SWEET funding programme. The topic is 'Addressing Hard-To-Abate Emissions to Reach the Net-Zero Target of Switzerland'. This concerns greenhouse gas emissions from industry, waste incineration plants and agriculture that are difficult to avoid. The call for proposals will run until 3 July.

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