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 US Coast Guard and good samaritans have rescued 46 people off the coast of Alaska. The crew abandoned ship as the vessel began to take on water.
The final Republican platform, released Monday, would pull the United States out of the international climate accord, open national forests for logging and declare coal a "clean energy resource."
Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May has scrapped the UK's climate ministry and appointed a climate skeptic as environment minister. In a post-Brexit world, Europe's climate protection policy could be in trouble.
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An engineering student from Denmark wants to turn plastic garbage into bricks to build better homes.
Hepatitis attacks the liver and in the worst case can result in cirrhosis or liver carcinoma.
German joblessness has risen marginally, but the unemployment rate stays at low levels not seen since the early 1990s.
Climate change, a growing population and market speculation mean in the future it will be difficult to feed the world.
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