Bonn is a city of roughly 310,000 inhabitants and is located in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It lies south of Cologne, on the Rhine River.
Founded as a Roman settlement, Bonn has been known more famously in recent memory as the birthplace of composer Ludwig van Beethoven and as the capital of West Germany from 1949-1990. It was the main seat of the German federal government until 1999. This is a collection of DW's latest content on the Federal City of Bonn.
US President Trump's environment chief Scott Pruitt has again denied that global warming is caused by emissions from fossil fuels. His claim grates with mainstream science, the UN's 2015 Paris accord and his own agency.
Animals and bird species that migrate around the world struggle to adapt to climate change. The Bonn-based UN Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) aims to help them. Climate counselor Colin Galbraith explains how.
The UN has launched a new SDG Action Campaign and a Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development, a three-day conference in Bonn with hundreds of participants. My colleague Anke Rasper sat down with Mitchell Toomey, the director of the UN's SDG Action Campaign, to talk about how to get the goals across to people.
Sigmar Gabriel has applauded the "active [role]" taken by his US counterpart, Rex Tillerson, at a G20 ministers meeting. The German foreign minister also took the opportunity to discuss European defense spending.
The Bonn G20 summit is the first meeting of the so-called "like-minded" nations since US President Donald Trump took office in January. European leaders seem cautiously optimistic about upcoming Syrian peace talks.