Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming normJuly 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 lockdownApril 10, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Air pollution in parts of Switzerland has reduced during the coronavirus pandemic.
Winter reported as warmest on recordMarch 2, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
It's been the mildest winter since records began.
Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weatherFeb. 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 targetsFeb. 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 changeJan. 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 courtJan. 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 protestersJan. 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 roadDec. 4, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
There are more electric cars on the roads than ever before.
Editorial concludes protests have no effectDec. 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 tweetNov. 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 changeNov. 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 changeOct. 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 beforeOct. 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 problemSept. 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 glacierSept. 23, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
The disappearance of a glacier has been marked by a funeral service.
Factory farming ban will be voted onSept. 18, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Voters will be given a say if Switzerland should ban factory farming.
Switzerland 'should be' carbon neutral by 2050Aug. 29, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The government says Switzerland should be carbon neutral by the year 2050.
Matterhorn claims another climber's lifeAug. 8, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Yet another climber has died on the Matterhorn.
Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summitAug. 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 summitAug. 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 MatterhornAug. 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 changeJuly 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 constitutionMay 1, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A major initiative has been launched to lock climate change into the constitution.