Cities need to adapt to climate change, but how? DW spoke with an expert at the 2017 Resilient Cities forum in Bonn to discuss the current challenges and draw the path toward a sustainable future.
Brutal heat and flooded streets have marked the summer of 2017 in Germany. What steps are German cities taking to brace for the increasing unpredictability of climate change?
Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia's nomadic herders. Some are banding together to safeguard their herds - and communities - from the extreme conditions.
With most of the world's population now living in urban areas, cities will need to adapt and prepare for climate change. Some are already rising to the challenge.
Lakes have been heating up around the world. Protecting streams, reducing pollution and creating sanctuaries for sensitive species could go a long way toward making lakes more resilient to climate change.
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