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WORLD WATER DAY The ‘virtual’ water that the Swiss consume abroad

A Swiss resident consumes 4,200 litres of water per day - just over the global average.

Climate finance Banks accused of massive fossil fuel investments

In the past three years, UBS and Credit Suisse contributed $83 billion to a $1.9 trillion flow of fossil fuel company funding, say NGOs.

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.

Week in Numbers Big money, big vehicles

Here’s a round-up of some of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.

#SwissHistoryPics The golden age of winter tourism in Grindelwald

Grindelwald was the first thermal spa town in the Bernese Oberland region to open up to winter tourism at the end of the 19th century.

Motor trends The growing Swiss love affair with 4x4s

The Swiss seem to be falling more and more in love with big powerful cars with four-wheel-drive performance.

Federal study Lack of fresh air hinders pupils’ learning capacities

The air quality in many Swiss classrooms is poor says a study conducted by the Federal Health Office. 

This content was published on March 4, 2019 6:12 PM