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Natural disasters Rocks on mountain trails

The shrinking of the glacier has resulted in rocks falling on the mountain trail which leads up to the Lauteraar mountain hut, at 2,9392 metres ...

SERIES ON SWISS GLACIERS: 2,000 – 3,000 METRES As glaciers shrink, are the Alps more dangerous?

Melting of the glaciers means more risk of landslides and flooding. Yet it is also opening up new opportunities for Alpine tourism. 

Political activism 100,000 gather in Bern for climate demo

Thousands demonstrated in the Swiss capital on Saturday to demand that politicians and individuals take action against climate change.

Climate strikes Switzerland’s Greta is called Marie-Claire

Student Marie-Claire Graf initiated climate strikes in Switzerland and took part in the first youth climate summit in New York.

‘Final Countdown’ Parliament disrupted by climate protestors

Several dozen activists have interrupted a debate in the Swiss House of Representatives, unfurling a banner and singing a song of resistance. 

This content was published on September 19, 2019 10:19 AM

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.