Flight shaming boosts train services

Flight shaming boosts train services

Oct. 4, 2019, 5:51 a.m.
Flight shaming is already having an impact on train services. More people are taking the train instead of short haul ...
Geneva airport sees busiest summer ever

Geneva airport sees busiest summer ever

Sept. 24, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Despite environmental protests and calls for people to stop flying – Geneva airport had its busiest summer ever.
Tiger mosquitoes found in Schaffhausen

Tiger mosquitoes found in Schaffhausen

Sept. 13, 2019, 6:47 a.m.
Environmental protection officers are trying to eradicate a breakout of tiger mosquitoes in canton Schaffhausen.
Research bad news for glacier

Research bad news for glacier

Sept. 13, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
New research by the federal polytechnic, ETH Zurich makes grim reading for mountain lovers.
Clean Up Day - pick up your mess!

Clean Up Day - pick up your mess!

Sept. 13, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
Clean Up Day is this weekend – and already it looks like it will be the biggest event ever.
Paleo 2020 - new site and CO2 targets

Paleo 2020 - new site and CO2 targets

Sept. 12, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
Organizers of the Paleo music festival in Nyon say there’ll be some changes to the site for next summer’s...
Worries wolves are less fearful of humans

Worries wolves are less fearful of humans

Sept. 4, 2019, 6:46 a.m.
Farmers are becoming worried wolves are no longer fearful of humans after two goats were killed and eaten in the midd...
Water bottling plant scrapped

Water bottling plant scrapped

Sept. 4, 2019, 6:37 a.m.
The proposed mineral water plant in the French border town of Divonne-les-Bains has been scrapped.
Canton Jura declares forest emergency

Canton Jura declares forest emergency

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
Canton Jura says it’s facing a forest emergency. More than 200,000 cubic meters of trees are dying.
French water plant raises concerns in Bern

French water plant raises concerns in Bern

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
Plans to open a mineral water bottling plant in the French border town of Divonne-les-Bains is now being discussed at...
Women killed by rockfall in canton Bern

Women killed by rockfall in canton Bern

Sept. 2, 2019, 8:43 a.m.
A woman has been killed in a rockfall near the Susten Pass in canton Bern. She was hiking with a male friend when she...
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...
CHF 80m to be spent on flood defences in Lausanne

CHF 80m to be spent on flood defences in Lausanne

July 10, 2019, 10:13 a.m.
Canton Vaud is to spend CHF 80m on a 2 km long tunnel to direct potential flood water away from vital areas of Lausanne.
More trees could be solution to climate change

More trees could be solution to climate change

July 5, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
A new report from the ETH Zurich federal polytechnic is causing a stir in environmental circles.
Residents of Pratteln warned of toxic fumes

Residents of Pratteln warned of toxic fumes

July 1, 2019, 10:21 a.m.
Residents in Pratteln in canton Basel-Country have been given the all clear to open their windows after smoke from ch...
Hundreds of trout die in river

Hundreds of trout die in river

July 1, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
Hundreds of trout have died in a river in canton Appenzell near Rödelbach. Investigators believe it’s due ...
Heat records trigger environmental concerns

Heat records trigger environmental concerns

June 28, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
New heat records are being set as the hot weather continues.
Protesters march against Bern Formula E race

Protesters march against Bern Formula E race

June 21, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
More than 1,000 protestors took to the street of Bern yesterday ahead of this weekend’s Formula E motor race.
Young people want return of sleeper trains

Young people want return of sleeper trains

June 7, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
The majority of young people in Switzerland would like to see the return of overnight sleeper trains running between ...
Younger voters drive gains for environmental parties

Younger voters drive gains for environmental parties

June 7, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
In the run-up to parliamentary elections in October, environmental parties are performing strongly in the polls.
Environmental parties increasingly gather voter support

Environmental parties increasingly gather voter support

May 29, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
The latest opinion polls ahead of parliamentary elections in October show voters are increasingly leaning to environm...
Basel chemical industry targeted by demonstrators

Basel chemical industry targeted by demonstrators

May 20, 2019, 5:35 a.m.
An estimated 2,000 people protested on the streets of Basel over the weekend against agrochemical firms, which they s...
Amateur gardeners urged to cut chemical use

Amateur gardeners urged to cut chemical use

May 6, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
Amateur gardeners are being asked to allow more weeds and not use chemicals to keep them down.
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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