Climate change is happening. Deutsche Welle tells you all you need to know about this topic that concerns us all.
Peru has been hit by devastating floods after rivers along the Peruvian coast burst their banks as a result of unseasonal heavy rains. Dozens of lives have been lost, and thousands more thrown into chaos as homes are cut off or washed away, and power supplies fail. In an interview, Mojib Latif, professor of oceanology and climate dynamics, discusses whether the floods were caused by climte change.
G20 finance ministers meeting in Germany have yet to find agreement on free trade and climate change, a draft document shows. German finance minister Schäuble saying he's confident the meeting will be a success. Many countries are worried Donald Trump's presidency of the US will usher in a new age of protectionsim and isolation.
Professor Hans Joachim calls himself a "desperate optimist" when it comes saving the world from catastrophic climate change. The physicist and founding director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research has not only helped design a "carbon road map" for how society can wean itself off fossil fuels, he’s also calculated what our chances are of actually achieving this ambitious goal.