Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming norm

Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming norm

July 3, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
In a joint statement – meteorologists from Switzerland, Germany and Austria say heatwaves which were considered...
Air pollution reduction seen during pandemic lockdown

Air pollution reduction seen during pandemic lockdown

April 10, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Air pollution in parts of Switzerland has reduced during the coronavirus pandemic.   
Winter reported as warmest on record

Winter reported as warmest on record

March 2, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
It's been the mildest winter since records began. 
Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weather

Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weather

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
The country basked in warm weather over the weekend with Geneva reaching 20 degrees and in canton Valais 18 degrees a...
Rising number of SUVs blamed for Switzerland missing CO2 targets

Rising number of SUVs blamed for Switzerland missing CO2 targets

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Half of the cars on Swiss roads are now 4-wheel drive SUVs. 
Food waste majorly contributes to climate change

Food waste majorly contributes to climate change

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
Not only is wasting food morally wrong – its also a major driver of climate change.
Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:35 a.m.
The decision by a Lausanne judge to acquit a group of climate protestors on Monday is set to be appealed. 
Judge rules in favour of climate change protesters

Judge rules in favour of climate change protesters

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
A judge in Lausanne has backed climate protestors for failing to pay a fine after they played an impromptu game of te...
More electric cars on the road

More electric cars on the road

Dec. 4, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
There are more electric cars on the roads than ever before. 
Editorial concludes protests have no effect

Editorial concludes protests have no effect

Dec. 2, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
There are more and more demonstrations in Switzerland and questions are being raised if they achieve anything –...
Extinction Rebellion writes cryptic Geneva airport tweet

Extinction Rebellion writes cryptic Geneva airport tweet

Nov. 6, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
A tweet from the militant environmental organization Extinction Rebellion seems to suggest they’re planning a d...
Mechanic shocked by large spider in Thurgau due to climate change

Mechanic shocked by large spider in Thurgau due to climate change

Nov. 1, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
A mechanic in canton Thurgau had a shock when he was fixing a BMW and a large spider jumped into his arm. 
Women sentenced to jail for protesting climate change

Women sentenced to jail for protesting climate change

Oct. 29, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Two women protesting climate change over the summer have been sentenced to 80 days in jail by a Zurich court.
Swiss glaciers shrinking faster than ever before

Swiss glaciers shrinking faster than ever before

Oct. 16, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Swiss glaciers are shrinking at a faster rate and this year’s hot summer has not helped. 
Bern climate march demands more be done to tackle problem

Bern climate march demands more be done to tackle problem

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Around 100,000 people took to the streets of Bern on Saturday, demanding more be done to tackle climate change.
Funeral held for Pizol glacier

Funeral held for Pizol glacier

Sept. 23, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
The disappearance of a glacier has been marked by a funeral service.
Factory farming ban will be voted on

Factory farming ban will be voted on

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Voters will be given a say if Switzerland should ban factory farming. 
Switzerland 'should be' carbon neutral by 2050

Switzerland 'should be' carbon neutral by 2050

Aug. 29, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The government says Switzerland should be carbon neutral by the year 2050.
Matterhorn claims another climber's life

Matterhorn claims another climber's life

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Yet another climber has died on the Matterhorn.
Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summit

Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summit

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Discord is breaking out at the youth climate change summit in Lausanne – and one of the biggest problems are ro...
Greta Thunberg in Lausanne for environmental summit

Greta Thunberg in Lausanne for environmental summit

Aug. 6, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A week long environmental summit with hundreds of young people – including climate activist Greta Thunberg &nda...
Climate change incites calls to close Matterhorn

Climate change incites calls to close Matterhorn

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
There are calls to close the Matterhorn to climbers - but others say it’s just not possible.
Climate scientists discover more evidence of manmade climate change

Climate scientists discover more evidence of manmade climate change

July 26, 2019, 10:26 a.m.
Climate scientists at the University of Bern say they have more evidence that people are the cause of climate change ...
Campaigners move to write climate change action into constitution

Campaigners move to write climate change action into constitution

May 1, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A major initiative has been launched to lock climate change into the constitution.
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