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Travelling - but let’s keep it flexible!

Four young people tried it: Find out how to holiday by train and Mobility. The selected tour is the Alpine Circle in Graubünden, with the Rhaetian Railway and Swiss Youth Hostels. This is it!



Will the first climate-neutral aircraft take off in 2035?

Flying is a burden on the climate. But this could change in the future. Thanks to lighter materials, better aerodynamics and more efficient engines, the energy revolution could succeed in the skies. We ask Volker Thum, Managing Director of the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI), where we stand – and where the journey will take us.



Zero waste. Is it possible?

Our waste pollutes the environment. That’s why the zero waste movement is trying to produce as little of it as possible. But how can it be done? We asked Rosanna Brady from Lucerne.



«Step on the gas with recycling – slow down with mobility»

E-cars travel emission-free. But what about the energy footprint and sustainability when it comes to producing the high-performance batteries required by electric cars? We ask lifecycle assessment expert Roland Hischier of the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology



Saving the climate – via app

Want to do something for the environment by reducing your ecological footprint and embracing sustainability? We tried out various apps for you – here we present the top three. All are free of charge and available for both iOS and Android.



Electric car batteries: from second life to recycling

What can we do with spent batteries from electric cars? Various companies and research institutions worldwide are working on solutions to this important question. After all, batteries contain lots of valuable raw materials. The answer is to give batteries a second life by using them as stationary storage batteries before they are finally recycled.



A footprint with consequences

Do you know what your carbon footprint is? No? For some years now, it has been considered an important measure of environmental pollution and sustainability. We will tell you more about it.



Trains and cars leave a footprint too

Want to opt for eco-friendly travel? There are several factors to consider – especially the hidden energy consumption or so-called “grey energy”.



Saving energy in day-to-day life

Each and every one of us can easily save energy in our day-to-day lives – whether in our consumer habits, our diet or at the office. Why should we do it? It’s simple: saving energy is one of the most effective and simplest ways of protecting the climate.

Here are some useful tips for you. 



The plastics problem

Welcome to the age of plastics! A life without plastics is inconceivable. After all, they provide us with valuable services in the form of packaging, furniture, toys, clothing, medical products and much more besides. But plastic comes at a high price. Here’s why.


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