Swiss Climate & Energy Policy

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2005). The Swiss climate penny: An innovative approach to transport sector emissions. Transport Policy, 12(4), 303-313.

Arquit Niederberger, A. & Schwager, S. (2004). Swiss Environmental Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development. Swiss Political Science Review, 10: 93–123.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2003). Sustainable Switzerland: Reorienting Government, Economy and Society on the New Federal Constitution. Policy paper prepared for Swiss Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2003). Der Klimarappen als Chance für die Schweiz: Die Glaubwürdigkeit der Kyoto-Mechanismen im Visier (The Climate Penny: An opportunity for Switzerland to influence the credibility of the Kyoto Mechanisms), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 5 August 2003, p. 15.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2001). Handlungsbedarf zum CO2-Gesetz: Vorteilhafte Umsetzung der Kyoto-Mechanismen (Operationalizing the Swiss CO2 Law: Effective implementation of the Kyoto Mechanisms), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 8-9 December 2001, p. 25.

Arquit Niederberger, A. & Kalas, P. (1999). The National AIJ/JI/CDM Strategy Studies Program, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 5(1), 6-7.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1998). Market incentives for climate protection: Case study “joint implementation” (English translation of German/French/Italian original), Der Monat, 4, 9-15.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1997). Swiss AIJ Pilot Program, Joint Implementation Quarterly 3(2), July 1997.

Stocker, T. F., I. Knoepfel, I., Arquit Niederberger, A., Meyer, K. (1996). Sozio-ökonomische Aspekte der Klima-Irreversibilität: Kostenabwägung als Entscheidungsgrundlage für die Gesellschaft (Socio-economic aspects of climate irreversibility: Cost-benefit analysis as a basis for societal decisionmaking), Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1996). Erklärung der Forschenden zur Klimapolitik der Schweiz, Bern: ProClim Forum für Klima und Global Change, 2 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A., et al. (1994). Global Warming and Switzerland: Background Information (English translation of German/French original), Umwelt-Materialien 9, Bern: Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, 75 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1993). Switzerland’s policies and programs related to reductions in the emission of greenhouse gases. National Reduction Strategies for Greenhouse Gases: Situation and Developments after the Rio Conference, Proceedings of the 2nd International CO2 Workshop. Austrian CO2 Commission, Laxenburg, 2, 91-99.


Green Climate Fund

  • Supported the Swiss government in it’s role as co-facilitator of the work stream on governance and institutional arrangements undertaken by the Transitional Committee for the design of the Green Climate Fund, with an emphasis on engaging the private sector
  • Client: Swiss Federal Office for the Environment
  • Completed: 2011