The environment is all around us, and humans depend on it to live.
Plants and animals, but also soil, water and climate: The environment is all around us, and we depend on it to survive. Environmental topics touch our lives every day, from where the food we eat comes from, to how the energy we consume is made, to what happens with the waste we produce. Here is an automatic compilation of DW content on environmental topics.
The presence of fossil fuel lobbyists at UN climate conferences is hardly new, but the issue caused quite a stir at the climate talks in Bonn this week. Developing countries, environmental groups and NGOs called for fossil fuel lobbyists to be excluded from climate meetings altogether. DW's Charlotta Lomas spoke to Jesse Bragg, media director at Corporate Accountability International.
A new law in Poland allows landowners to cut old trees to make way for housing or industrial construction. An uncontrolled logging spree has resulted, even in protected areas. Critics are accusing controversial environment minister Jan Szyszko of favoring the interests of the logging industry over those of the environment.