Climate change has already reached Alaska. In fact the largest state in the US is especially hard hit. Temperatures here are rising twice as fast as the global average. The warming threatens to wipe many villages off the map.
Last year has broken climate records: It has been the warmest year since records began and extreme weather events have increased around the world. Two recent reports confirm, once again, that climate change is happening.
With 2017 set to be among the hottest years on record, Europe's extreme-weather summer may be a taste of the new normal.
Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In a DW interview, Kira Vinke from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research explains what makes the region more vulnerable.
The former vice president turned environmental activist says the US will stick to the Paris Agreement despite Donald Trump's opposition. He also accused the current president of censoring scientific information.
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