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...
CGN buys electric ships to cut fuel consumption

CGN buys electric ships to cut fuel consumption

Jan. 9, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The company which runs the boats on Lake Geneva – the CGN - has ordered two new ships which will be partly elec...
Green party fails to secure seat on Federal Council

Green party fails to secure seat on Federal Council

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Green party leaders say parliament has missed an opportunity after they failed to secure a seat on the Federal Council.
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...
Young people urged to vote over weekend

Young people urged to vote over weekend

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
Young people are being urged to vote ahead of the Federal Parliamentary Elections on Sunday. 
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.
Geneva Green Party pushes for solar expansion

Geneva Green Party pushes for solar expansion

Nov. 29, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
The Geneva Green Party is pushing for the canton to boost its solar energy production.
Green party puts forward cannabis motion

Green party puts forward cannabis motion

May 5, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
The Green Party has tabled a parliamentary motion in Bern to legalize cannabis. It’s not the first time politic...
New green trade deal with Canada

New green trade deal with Canada

Oct. 4, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
The Swiss Energy Minister, Doris Leuthard, who's on an official visit to Canada, has said that she wants to strengthe...
Zurich named greenest city in the world

Zurich named greenest city in the world

Sept. 13, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Zurich has been named the greenest city in the world. Geneva came 12th in the 2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index,...
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