A notorious climate change skeptic, President Trump is keen to revive the coal industry. It's a stance that shocks many in Germany. But has coal mining been unfairly written off? It's a controversial question here, too.
Former US vice president Al Gore is optimistic in the fight against climate change, despite Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. Economic and moral arguments are winning, he said in Berlin.
James Hansen talked to DW about liberal governments that don't act coherently when it comes to global warming – and why they're more dangerous than climate change deniers like US President Donald Trump.
The Paris deal is too costly for the US, said Donald Trump as he withdrew his country from the accord. The US now joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations not to support the landmark global climate change deal.
Without a rapid coal phase-out, Germany will betray its commitment to the Paris Agreement, experts warn. After years of fierce debate, will the next government finally take action?
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