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The WCR Group

The Weather and Climate Risks (WCR) Group works on matching the supply and demand side of weather and climate information in order to improve the resilience of our societies in the face of volatile weather and climate change. Our research focusses on what sort of decision-environment improves the translation of existing knowledge (supply) into application (demand).

Latest News

Inaugural Lecture "Vom Wetterrisiko zur Klimaresilienz"

On 30th May 2017, Prof. David N. Bresch gave his inaugural lecture in the Audi Max of ETH Zurich. Watch the full lecture (in German) here.

Werkstattgespräch: Der Brückenbauer

Prof. David N. Bresch talks about how his research can be applied to reduce society’s weather and climate risks. Watch the talk (in German) here.

Cultural differences explain diversity of climate science for decision-making

British, Swiss and Dutch climate scientists judge the usefulness of climate information for decision-making differently. For innovators... Read more

Latest Publications

Projections of future tropical cyclone damage with a high-resolution global climate model
Andrew Gettelman, David N. Bresch, Chihchieh C. Chen, John E. Truesdale and Julio T. Bacmeister
Climatic Change, Dordrecht: Springer, 2017.
The social and scientific values that shape national climate scenarios: a comparison of the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK
Maurice Skelton, James J. Porter, Suraje Dessai, David N. Bresch and Reto Knutti
Regional Environmental Change, Heidelberg: Springer, 2017.

Coming Up

Workshop "Indirect International Impacts of Climate Change on Switzerland"

This workshop, jointly organised by ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, will take place on 26th September 2017 at the Auditorium Careum. Read more

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