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14 Feb
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Empa and wst21 Shed Light on Environmental Impact of Vehicle Tires
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Empa and wst21 researchers reveal vehicle tires as a major source of microplastics, with tire wear contributing significantly to environmental pollution in Switzerland. Addressing ...
02 Feb
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The ICON Weather and Climate Model is Now Open Source
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The ICON weather and climate model, a collaborative effort by Swiss and German researchers, is now open source. This groundbreaking move aims to enhance transparency and foster inn...
27 Nov
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Federal Commission Urges Revision of Swiss Air Quality Standards
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Switzerland's air quality standards are under review by the Federal Commission for Air Hygiene (FCAH) to align with WHO guidelines, prioritizing public health. Recommendations incl...
02 Jan
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Switzerland Struggles with Nitrogen Pollution from Farming and Traffic
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Swiss forests face a nitrogen crisis, with over 90% affected by excess deposits, mainly from agriculture and traffic. To combat this, Switzerland is updating regulations by 2024, f...