Climate change is happening. Deutsche Welle tells you all you need to know about this topic that concerns us all.
With only a few days before Donald Trump takes over the United States presidency, scientists and hackers are hurrying to copy climate data onto independent servers. Are they paranoid, or simply prepared?
Scores of UK climate scientists have urged Prime Minister Theresa May to press US President-elect Donald Trump to take climate change seriously. In the past, Trump has dismissed man-made global warming as a hoax.
A social enterprise is trying to boost green farming in Tunisia with the resilient acacia tree. The tree prefers dry soil and produces Arabic gum and Moringa oil, which could provide valuable income.
Ever more power over food production is concentrated in the hands of ever fewer massive multinationals - with grave implications for food security and the environment.
New research suggests the Gulf Stream system that grants Europe and parts of North America its temperate climate cannot weather global warming. Should we be worried?
As the climate changes, so do the risks to our health. Not only are diseases such as malaria more likely to spread, but there are more extreme weather events that hurt or kill people.
We revisit some of our favorite musical stories of the last year: The lit-hopper behind the Rapper's Guide to Climate Chaos, scientists turning climate data into music, and beatboxing with birds to protect biodiversity.
We revisit some of our favorite musical stories of the last year: The lit-hopper behind the Rapper's Guide to Climate Chaos, scientists turning climate data into music, and how beatboxing with birds could help protect biodiversity.
Germany's federal environmental agency has called for heavier VAT on meat and milk and other animal products. But while campaigners rejoiced, the environment minister has already rejected the idea.
This week, we check out the green rooftops of Johannesburg, learn about Principé's plans to be plastic-free, explore the properties of mud and look at the link between climate change and health.
With most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge.
Our readers have "voted" per mouseclick - here are DW Environment's most popular stories of the year.
Eggs, milk, wool, leather - animal products are part of our everyday lives. But not for vegans. DW reporter Louise Osborne tried being vegan for a week, and ended up asking herself: Is it really more eco-friendly?
With 2016 likely to be remembered as a disruptive political year, both Brexit and US elections have also marked the environment calendar. Climate change and pipeline protests are among DW's picks for other top topics.
Heavy rain in the Democratic Republic of Congo has caused a river to overflow, destroying thousands of homes. Local officials blamed climate change for the catastrophe.
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