Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Hotel Terrace Engelberg
Severe natural disasters or lack of snow are the first signs of climate change.
The Engelberg Valley experienced this in the past several years, last time this summer.
Is the Engelberg Valley prepared for climate change and its effects? This question was discussed by the renowned panel participants.
The audience has been welcomed by Prof. Dr. Verena Briner, President of the Foundation, and Alex Höchli, Talammann of Engelberg.
Prof. Dr. David N. Bresch of the Department of Environmental Systems Science of the ETH Zurich held the scientific introduction.
In the following panel discussion under the direction of Prof. Dr. Iwan Rickenbacher took part:
Dr. Andreas Moser | Biologist, animal filmmaker and moderator of the SRF-Programme NETZ Natur
Marta Scheuber | from Engelberg, Farmer an Politician
Frédéric Füssenich | Director of Engelberg Titlis Tourismus
Dr. Josef Hess | Councilor of the Canton of Obwalden
More than 200 people took part in the public evening and also committed themselves.
At the end, a nightcap was offered, supported by Han’s Europe. The ending was actively used to discuss Engelberg, the climate impacts and their own behavior.