Finding alternatives to coal and gas that are also affordable is what the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue is all about. The close to 1,000 participants are from70 countries - this topic concerns everybody.
Have the established forms of party politics outlived their purpose in a democracy? Movements and lists promise more citizen participation. But not all of them survive, and not all of them are as democratic as they seem.
G20 countries - bar the US - have reiterated their commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change. But the resolution also had other nuances. Overall, it's a positive result, climate expert Niklas Höhne tells DW.
Renewable energy sources produced a record share of power used in Germany in the first half of 2017. But the country is still not on target to reach its climate goals.
China's President Xi Jinping was greeted with full military honors when he arrived in Berlin. Talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel focused on cooperation ahead of a visit to the zoo to welcome two pandas sent from China.
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