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Climate and island nations ‘I’m counting on all youth to influence decisions in their countries’

A Swiss youth delegate to the UN Climate Conference speaks with a representative from the Seychelles about climate change's effect on island nations.

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Below 2 degrees Celsius Chasing after the (impossible) Paris climate goal

Now that the Paris Climate Agreement has entered into force, Switzerland will have more say at international negotiations on climate change.

Risk management Hiking among unstable Swiss mountainsides

How are Swiss mountain trails kept safe in an era of landslides like the one that struck the town of Bondo last week, leaving eight hikers missing?

Stormy weather Let there be lightning!

A bolt of lightning strikes Bern’s Old Town on Tuesday night, just missing the domed federal parliament building.  After a couple of weeks of ...

Top Temperatures Heatwave ripples across Switzerland

Over the past few nights, temperatures in many regions of Switzerland have not fallen below 20 degrees Celsius. And it's getting hotter. In the ...

Paris accord Swiss parliament approves global climate deal

The Senate has ratified the historic Paris climate accord, committing Switzerland to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. But heated ...