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Free go Swiss public fridges cut waste and help the poor

In Switzerland, almost one in ten people suffer from or are at risk of poverty. More and more citizen initiatives are being created to help them.

roger de weck ‘The more power citizens have, the more responsible they become’

Author, journalist, and ex-SBC head Roger de Weck analyses how to modernise democracy in a book to appear this week.

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Hop on, hop off Why free public transport is dead on arrival in Switzerland

Lower carbon emissions and fewer traffic jams: these are the selling points. But just how realistic is such an idea in Switzerland?

Start-up in Kenya Swiss business takes on global waste

The recycling subscription service with a social mission Mr. Green has been a big hit with busy families and business in cities in Switzerland.

Climatic conditions  Trees hit by second highest bark beetle infestation 

The level of spruce trees in Switzerland damaged by the bark beetle last year reached its second highest level ever recorded. 

This content was published on February 26, 2020 11:52 AM

mitholz Plans unveiled to clear Swiss former ammo depot

Residents of Mitholz may have to leave their homes for 10 years due to an operation to clean up an old ammunition depot.

This content was published on February 25, 2020 7:30 PM

Climate and migration Geneva platform helps climate refugees around the world

Disaster displacement is considered one of the biggest humanitarian challenges this century.