Scientists say 2,000 square miles of the country has lost permanent snow cover over the past 22 years and serious threats to the water supply and tourism have resulted.
David Goodall hopes that his premeditated death will send a message to legislators back in his home country, where assisted suicide is illegal at the federal level.
The latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
As a government closure looms, the White House said the president would not leave for a planned weekend trip to Florida.
Foresters are being urged to plant species resilient to climate change to save Switzerland's timber industry as trees swelter.
Messages from Hillary Clinton's former State Department staff raise questions about ties between the foundation and the government.
The leaks engineered by "the Edward Snowden of banking" have brought to light malpractice that is costing government treasuries hundreds of billions of dollars each year. The IT expert's action has earned him a five-year prison sentence given in absentia.
The president of the international soccer governing body is being investigated for “suspicion of criminal mismanagement and suspicion of misappropriation” of funds, Switzerland’s office of the attorney general announced Friday. The criminal case against him is another key development in a series of investigations that began in May with the arrest of 14 top soccer and marketing officials as they gathered for FIFA’s annual congress.