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15.05.2017: An international research team have produced a synopsis of long-term change in the forests of the Alps. Their work shows that rising timber stock in mountain forests has increased the incidence of natural disturbances. 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.