The impact of climate change is becoming evident in Alaska faster and more dramatically than anywhere else on earth. Deutsche Welle reporter Irene Quaile visited Alaska with the Climate Change College.
The year 2016 has been confirmed as the hottest on record, yet much of US President-elect Donald Trump's incoming cabinet has been skeptical about man-made climate change. DW's Irene Quaile asks Christina Deconcini of the World Resources Institute what can be expected from Trump on environmental policy.
The world's deteriorating environment is a major threat to the global economy, the World Economic Forum warns. Its Global Risks Report lists climate change as one of the most pressing challenges.
What might Donald Trump's presidency mean for US climate policy? As hop farmers feel the heat from climate change, scientists demand action on Arctic at the World Economic Forum. Plus, how art is being used to illuminate renewable energy efforts in Africa.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Icebergs have a haunting beauty. But their striking sculptural forms can belie a sinister process. Global warming means glacial giants that once saw all seasons through are being hewn away by warming waters.
We had a huge response to our video about leaf plates. Many wondered about the carbon footprint of biodegradable plates made in India to use in Germany. We asked Claudio Fritz-Vietta, co-founder of Leef, to explain.
For the first time, the German state of Saxony is allowing a wild wolf to be shot, for displaying "unusual behavior." The decision is a rare one, as wolves are strictly protected in Germany.
Uganda’s Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria is a safe haven orphaned chimpanzees that also fights hunting, educates the public and offers ecotourism.
In many parts of the world, animals are integral to customs and festivals. Some more celebratory than others.
The German village that produces all its own power from renewable facilities owned by residents.
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