New Study: Attribution of extreme weather to global warming

More than half of hot extremes due to climate change according to a recent study by Erich Fischer and Reto Knutti. Read more 


Climate change does not cause extreme winters

C2SM member Tapio Schneider led a team of scientists that showed that global warming tends to reduce temperature variability. Read more 


Changes in heavy summertime precipitation in a changing climate

High-resolution simulations conducted by C2SM members on CSCS supercomputers investigate future heavy summertime precipitation. Read more 


New staff at C2SM

Dr. Katherine Silverthorne Osterried has joined C2SM in February to lead the C2SM activities related to regional climate modeling.  Read more 


Atmospheric circulation drives increases of Antarctic ice in a warming world

C2SM community member Alexander Haumann led a team of scientists that explained the increase in Antarctic sea-ice cover over the past few decades.   Read more 


Research projects under the umbrella of C2SM investigate the climate system and its components at various spatio-temporal scales. Read more

Upcoming events

2015 Swiss Climate Summer School: Extreme events and climate

Seminar Series: Greenhouse gas fluxes and sinks


C2SM provides support in several aspects, including technical support with respect to climate and data modeling, and activities related to outreach and education. Read more


C2SM contributes to the organisation of Summer Schools and Master programs, and provides technical training in areas related to climate modeling and data. Read more

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