Geneva to bring in anti-pollution car bans

Geneva to bring in anti-pollution car bans

Nov. 8, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Geneva is the first canton to bring in strict anti-pollution measures.
Street lights off inspired Geneva residents to stargaze

Street lights off inspired Geneva residents to stargaze

Sept. 27, 2019, 9 a.m.
The darkness was not total and there was some cloud – but on the whole, people in Geneva took the opportunity f...
Drivers and cyclists warned to take care during street light turn-off

Drivers and cyclists warned to take care during street light turn-off

Sept. 24, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Police and road safety experts are warning to take care on Thursday night in Geneva as the street lights will be swit...
Drivers could pay pollution and healthcare costs in canton Zurich

Drivers could pay pollution and healthcare costs in canton Zurich

Aug. 27, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Canton Zurich could significantly hike the car tax.
Parents urged to walk children to school

Parents urged to walk children to school

Aug. 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Parents are being urged to let their children walk to school and not drive them – in an effort to cut traffic a...
Valais villages warned to boil tap water

Valais villages warned to boil tap water

Aug. 22, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Some villages in Valais are being warned to boil their tap water before using it. 
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.
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 ...
SUV obsession increasing CO2 production

SUV obsession increasing CO2 production

Jan. 31, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
We’re driving dirtier cars – and contributing to climate change.
Switzerland considers higher speed limits for electric cars

Switzerland considers higher speed limits for electric cars

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Swiss motor trade is reacting with caution after Austria announced it may allow electric cars to drive faster on ...
Switzerland bans two Audi models over anti-pollution control

Switzerland bans two Audi models over anti-pollution control

Aug. 9, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
The new Audi A6 and A7 3.0-litre diesel cars have been refused permission to drive on Swiss roads due to manipulation...
Human waste found in Solothurn tap water

Human waste found in Solothurn tap water

July 10, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
Three communes in canton Solothurn are being warned to boil their tap water and drink bottled water after sewage wast...
Lake Geneva polluted by plastics

Lake Geneva polluted by plastics

April 17, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
A study of Lake Geneva shows the waters are suffering from the same problem as many of the oceans – plastic pol...
Three under investigation on federal bribery charges

Three under investigation on federal bribery charges

Dec. 11, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Three people are under federal investigation for alleged bribery. One works for the Federal Roads Office and the othe...
Swiss air packaged for China

Swiss air packaged for China

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
A company which packages air taken from the Alps is to expand. Swiss Air – not the old airline – sucks al...
Weather change improves pollution levels in Geneva

Weather change improves pollution levels in Geneva

Jan. 31, 2017, 6:21 a.m.
The generally warmer weather and more wind has improved the air quality around Geneva and the pollution alert has bee...
Pollution hits emergency levels in Geneva

Pollution hits emergency levels in Geneva

Jan. 26, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Pollution levels in Geneva have hit an emergency trigger level. At 11am yesterday, pollution reached 50 micrograms pe...
Air pollution kills thousands in Switzerland

Air pollution kills thousands in Switzerland

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:46 a.m.
Air pollution in Switzerland has resulted in an estimated 5,000 premature deaths a year, according to a report by the...
Swiss designed solar catamaran to clean oceans

Swiss designed solar catamaran to clean oceans

Oct. 13, 2016, 4:49 a.m.
A solar catamaran from the Lausanne Foundation for Water is gearing up for its campaign against marine pollution. Th...
Thousands without drinking water in Ticino

Thousands without drinking water in Ticino

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:44 a.m.
Nearly 5,000 people in are without drinking water until Friday after petrol polluted a water distribution network in ...
Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Aug. 9, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
There's good news for fishermen as large trout from Lake Geneva will soon be back on supermarket shelves. Ten months...
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