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The Bondo Landslide and the Future of Climate Disasters

Two years ago, a massive river of mud and granite swept over thousands of feet of alpine terrain, killing eight hikers before swamping the alpine village of Bondo, Switzerland. This type of disaster is often fueled by climate change, and it will happen again.

Paige McClanahan
Aug 19, 2019

Will Climate Change Close the Matterhorn?

A warming planet could make climbing iconic mountains like the Matterhorn a more risky enterprise. But is shutting them down a call for local authorities to make?

Samantha Yadron
Aug 9, 2019

In Defense of Quartz Watches

Timepiece connoisseurs disdain these battery-powered tools, but that doesn't mean you should

Jason Heaton
Jul 17, 2019

Greenland Is Melting

Filmmaker Jason van Bruggen and his team from DOT DOT DASH spent May in Greenland at Swiss Camp Polar Research station with Dr. Konrad Steffen from WSL exploring the Arctic science that foreshadows and explains the impacts of our changing climate.

Nov 17, 2017