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Climate change Torrid time predicted for Switzerland by 2060

What effects will global warming have on society, tourism in the Alps, and the environment in Switzerland?

COP24 Climate talks open amid post-Paris polemics

Three years after sealing a landmark global climate deal in Paris, world leaders are gathering again in Poland to agree on the fine print.

IPCC report Next decade ‘will be decisive’ for climate crisis

Keeping the Earth’s temperature rise to only 1.5 degrees Celsius is “in principle possible”, says a Swiss scientist, but time's running out.

Floods of 1868 The natural catastrophe that changed Switzerland

Exactly 150 years ago, Switzerland’s lakes and rivers broke their banks, flooding many parts of the country.

Climate change A photographic record of melting glaciers

Photographer Hilaire Dumoulin has been capturing the changing state of glaciers in canton Valais. His work has created first-hand testimony of how ...

Bolivian farmers ‘We need water!’

Water is an increasingly scarce resource in Bolivia. Switzerland supports rural communities with climate adaptation strategies.

Energy innovation Why our cities aren’t as smart as they could be

Are low-consumption, high-efficiency ‘green’ technologies enough to create the kind of sustainable cities we’d like to live in?