ProClim is a forum for climate and global change, which seeks to facilitate both integrated research activities and the necessary linkages among scientists, policy-makers, economy and the public. ProClim is concerned with the full palette of global change issues: the physical climate system, biogeochemical processes and the human dimensions of global change. The main tasks of ProClim are:
The thematic range of ProClim covers the world research programmes WCRP, IGBP, IHDP, ESSP and the topics adressed within the IPCC reports. Further informations can be found at Activities.
ProClim, initiated in 1988, is part of the Platform Science and Policy (SAP) of the Swiss Academies of Sciences (SCNAT). Strategically ProClim is led by a steering commitee. The team of the office is responsible for the practical implementation.