India is ravenous for energy and much of that comes from coal — the dirtiest of fossil fuels. India plans to double its coal output by 2020. But coal production is already having a disastrous impact on the environment and on people.
National climate pledges and writing the Paris accord rule book are at the heart of COP23 climate conference in Bonn. DW caught up with expert Niklas Höhne to get the latest.
India is at the top of the list of nations expected to be worst hit by the adverse effects of climate change. It is striving to overcome the problem by advancing strategies like investing massively in renewable energy.
Choga Lal Saini left his office job to grow fruit in the desert. Sixteen years later, he has created an oasis and become a source of farming knowledge for others near and far.
Several nations are investing in a bio-based economy to slash carbon footprints. At a recent summit, experts point out how more work is needed to realize bioeconomy's potential as a climate solution.
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