China's economic growth has been slowing down over the last couple of years. The government is reacting with reforms, and 1.8 million steel and coal workers are feeling the effects. Their jobs are becoming more and more superfluous.
Twenty countries and two US states have joined the "Powering Past Coal" alliance at the penultimate day of the UN climate summit, promising phase-outs. Conspicuously absent from that list: Germany.
National climate pledges and writing the Paris accord rule book are at the heart of COP23 climate conference in Bonn. DW caught up with expert Niklas Höhne to get the latest.
As Trump's America takes a back seat over climate action, China is expected to take on a lead role in shaping global policies to tackle carbon emissions and promote renewables. Beijing's climate record, though, is mixed.
Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year, a senior Saudi official told, as the government seeks to find new sources of revenue to diversify its economy.
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