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Photography What does Swiss security look like?

Switzerland is one of the world's safest countries. But who should be protected from what, and what does this protection look like?

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Climate strikes Saving the planet and saving UBS – which is the emergency?

Young people are going on strike across Switzerland, demanding that the government declare a state of climate emergency.

Swiss initiative Could geo-engineering help reverse climate change?

Technologies that block solar radiation or remove CO2 could help tackle global warming. Switzerland is hoping the global community will explore them.

snow risk Two lives lost in weekend avalanches

Two people lost their lives in separate avalanches in south-eastern Switzerland on Saturday. The risk of further incidents remains high.

This content was published on January 20, 2019 12:48 PM

White danger Avalanche risk level recedes slightly in Swiss Alps

The avalanche danger level has been lowered from the maximum level 5 to “high” (level 4), as heavy snowfalls abated on Tuesday. 

This content was published on January 15, 2019 3:12 PM

Week in Numbers Snow dumps and ice-skating injuries

Almost every article published by contains a percentage, an age, an amount of money or some other figure. 

Climate change performance Swiss climate policy: praised abroad, attacked at home

According to an international ranking, Switzerland is one of the best-performing nations in the fight against global warming.

#SWISSHISTORYPICS What winter used to look like in Switzerland

Snow in Swiss cities is sparse these days. This was not always the case, as historical black-and-white photographs taken between 1930 and 1970 show.

Elm ski region ‘We’re lucky – there’s lots of snow in Elm’

Bruno Landolt has been in charge of the Elm mountain lift company for 16 years.

outlook 2019 A host of unburied issues: the Swiss political agenda in 2019

Some political monsters lie dormant under the winter snow, but they are sure to rise again in spring. What can Switzerland expect in 2019?

Year in review 2018 Energy highs and lows

Here’s our look back at the past 365 days, using some of the year’s most powerful images.