Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viral

Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viral

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
A video of a Bern policeman pushing an older man to the ground is causing outrage.
Police clear Bern square of protestors

Police clear Bern square of protestors

Sept. 23, 2020, 8:38 a.m.
Bern police have been clearing the square outside the Federal Palace overnight. It’s been occupied by climate p...
Federer urged to fight Credit Suisse and climate change

Federer urged to fight Credit Suisse and climate change

Sept. 18, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
The Basel born tennis player, Roger Federer, is being pressured to put his weight behind a campaign to get the bank C...
Petition calls for more humanitarian economy reboot as rate of infection continues to fall

Petition calls for more humanitarian economy reboot as rate of infection continues to fall

May 5, 2020, 9 a.m.
The rate of infections continues to flatten. The Federal Health Office says there were 76 new cases yesterday –...
Open letter to Geneva calls for better cycling routes to discourage pre-lockdown traffic

Open letter to Geneva calls for better cycling routes to discourage pre-lockdown traffic

April 29, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
A group of environmental and mobility associations are calling on canton Geneva to plan for better cycling routes and...
Green Parties perform well in Geneva vote

Green Parties perform well in Geneva vote

March 16, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Despite the virus lockdown, Geneva voters went to the polls yesterday in local elections and the results show a conti...
Ski resorts under fire for flying in snow by helicopter

Ski resorts under fire for flying in snow by helicopter

Feb. 20, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
A French ski resort is being castigated in the press for bringing in tons of snow by helicopter over the weekend. 
Geneva warns of forged pollution stickers

Geneva warns of forged pollution stickers

Feb. 3, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Geneva’s troubled anti-pollution initiative has run into further problems due to a shortage of stickers –...
President Sommaruga criticised for environment focus at WEF

President Sommaruga criticised for environment focus at WEF

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:47 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister, Ignazio Cassis, is defending the president Simonetta Sommaruga after she was criticized b...
Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seat

Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seat

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Elections to the Federal Council take place today and the Greens will be fighting for a seat at the top table. Althou...
'Green Wave' continues in run-off elections

'Green Wave' continues in run-off elections

Nov. 25, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
The last run-off elections for the Swiss Senate have been completed and the Greens have managed to secure another sea...
Green parties disappoint at Senate elections

Green parties disappoint at Senate elections

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
The Green Party, recently flushed with success from its parliamentary election results has failed to repeat the resul...
Extinction  Rebillion targer Geneva private jets

Extinction Rebillion targer Geneva private jets

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:20 a.m.
The environmental group Extinction Rebellion followed through on their threat to target Geneva airport – but fo...
Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Nov. 15, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
A study is showing it's worthwhile to invest in public transport. Researchers at the EPFL Transport Centre in Lau...
Micro-rubber means hundreds of tonnes of particles

Micro-rubber means hundreds of tonnes of particles

Nov. 15, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
Many of you would have changed your tyres by now – and if you haven’t, you may be wishing you had done.
Government crackdown on trucks passing through Alps

Government crackdown on trucks passing through Alps

Nov. 14, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
The government is to use a carrot and stick approach to get more trucks to use the train link through the Alps and no...
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.
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