Switzerland is a critical partner in our quest to eradicate poverty and make the planet more sustainable. Swiss efforts at the local level improve people's lives and protect the environment.
Panelists give their perspectives on the significant volatility in the energy market, recent oil price declines, and the future of world energy supply. The implications of technological breakthroughs and their impact on the alternative energy market are also discussed.
Every year, the United Nations Environment Programme hosts World Environment Day on June 5 to raise awareness about environmental issues and call for action. The host country for WED 2015 is Italy and the theme this year is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.”
At the request of the Government of Nepal, urban search and rescue (USAR) teams are working around the clock to locate, extract and provide initial medical support to victims trapped by collapsed structures.