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02.09.2015: A global study published in Nature finds eight times more trees than previous estimates but also records strong decline. WSL-data from the Swiss National Forest Inventory was used. More
The Swiss authorities have decided to phase out nuclear energy, with the idea being that alternative energy sources will fill the gap. However, the implications of this move are still unclear. Against this backdrop, the WSL is investigating what impact the energy transition could have on the environment and society.