Zinhle Mkhize is 13-years-old and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. In her free time she likes to knit or play with her nephew. She would like to become an optometrist or fashion designer when she’s older.
"If anybody is saying there is no harm in the change of the climate, they need to have their head examined" — Solly Msimanga, Mayor of the City of Tshwane, South Africa
From rising sea levels to megastorms and drought, how five cities around the world will face their own struggles to adapt to a warming planet.
DW kept up with the scientists on board a German research ship called the "Polarstern" as they traveled from Germany to South Africa in search of clues about climate change.
At the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 nations passed a resolution to eliminate plastic pollution in our seas. Although it's not a legally binding treaty, it could pave the way to one.
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