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Environment Activists dye River Limmat green in Zurich

Environmental activists poured green dye into the river flowing through Switzerland’s biggest city on Tuesday.

This content was published on September 10, 2019 3:04 PM

Climate crisis Switzerland to become climate neutral by 2050, says government

Switzerland should become climate neutral by 2050, the Swiss government has declared. It has tightened its target based on new IPCC findings.

This content was published on August 28, 2019 3:46 PM

Swiss glaciers series: 3,000 – 4,500 metres Glaciers and the changing landscape in the Alps

The Swiss are going to enormous lengths to protect their shrinking glaciers from further erosion.

'Smile for the future' Lausanne environment activists call for action on global warming

An international summit of young climate activists has called for concrete measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

This content was published on August 9, 2019 4:28 PM

UN report Why countries like Switzerland are being urged to eat less meat

The latest UN climate report recommends sustainable food habits to preserve the land and limit climate change. Switzerland is no exception.

Climate summit Greta Thunberg responds to her critics in Lausanne

The sixteen-year-old has dismissed claims that she is being manipulated, saying people should concentrate on the climate crisis rather than her. 

By the numbers How climate change affects Switzerland

On average, Switzerland is about 1.9° Celsius hotter now than in 1864. Where and by how much have temperatures most drastically changed?

Unsustainability Natural resources depleted for 2019

If everyone lived like the Swiss we would need about three planets to cover the demand for natural resources.

This content was published on July 28, 2019 2:52 PM

Appeal Climate protestors take their case to court

Environmental activists have announced they will challenge in court their summary punishments for blocking access to Swiss banks last week.

This content was published on July 19, 2019 3:10 PM

Sleepers Swiss night trains: past, present and future

The Swiss Federal Railways is discussing re-investing in sleeper trains, reacting to a public increasingly sceptical of flying short distances.

#WorldEnvironmentDay2019 What difference can a can make?

We’ve crunched a few numbers showing how a small country like Switzerland can have a big impact when it comes to things like cans and cigarette butts.