Duisburg is home to a rather unique service. A former gas station has been turned into a dry-cleaning business for people on the move. It’s a facility where managers and students alike come to get everything washed - except their car.
China is cleaning up. The country was once the world's biggest hub for recycling electronics. But as it bans trash imports, it may be driving some recyclers out of business.
Germany is among nine EU countries facing fines for breaking the law on air pollution. Environment ministers have been called to Brussels to explain their plans for tackling this — under threat of being taken to court.
A popular tourist attraction dubbed the Pioneer Cabin tree has been destroyed as violent storms tear through the US west coast. Thousands of people have had to be evacuated in California and Nevada.
Three weeks ahead of a general election, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced a plan to double the size of a fund meant to help improve air quality in cities and head off driving bans for older diesel cars.
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