NAQUA: PFAS in groundwater

12.10.2023 – PFAS are widespread in Swiss groundwater. Current limit values are rarely exceeded. A pilot study of the NAQUA National Groundwater Monitoring has revealed this.


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Interlaken

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has approved the Synthesis Report of its 6th reporting cycle. Only with ambitious climate protection can global warming be limited to 1.5 °C by the end of the century.

More about the 6th IPCC Report

Environmental report 2022

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Environmental report 2022

The report «Environment Switzerland 2022» presents an overview of the current state and trends of the environment in Switzerland and of Switzerland’s environmental impact. It assesses the measures taken by the federal government to improve the quality of the environment and identifies areas in which further action is required.

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Swiss Environmental Law

This publication provides an overview of the diverse body of Swiss environmental legislation that has evolved over recent decades.



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