Flight shaming boosts train servicesOct. 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 everSept. 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 SchaffhausenSept. 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 glacierSept. 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!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 targetsSept. 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 humansSept. 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 scrappedSept. 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 emergencySept. 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 BernSept. 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 BernSept. 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 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...
CHF 80m to be spent on flood defences in LausanneJuly 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 changeJuly 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 fumesJuly 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 riverJuly 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 concernsJune 28, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
New heat records are being set as the hot weather continues.
Protesters march against Bern Formula E raceJune 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 trainsJune 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 partiesJune 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 supportMay 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 demonstratorsMay 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 useMay 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 constitutionMay 1, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A major initiative has been launched to lock climate change into the constitution.