DW spoke to Frauke Thies of Solar Power Europe at Intersolar Europe, the world's leading solar exhibition, to see how much progress solar has made in the past years and where we are headed in the future.
Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated the role of nuclear. Critics say that's a political choice.
Oil has fed Dubai's explosion into one of the most conspicuously wealthy cities in the world. Now, it says it wants to cut emissions – but can it source enough water without fossil-fueled desalination?
It's a new milestone: Europe got more of its power from solar, wind and biomass than coal last year. But when it comes to investment, the European industry is in decline as China steals the title of renewables pioneer.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
"The animals we have, there are places in the world, you can't find them. Lions! In the whole of West Africa, you can only find them here!" — Nigerian park ranger Matthias Inagberue asks locals to help protect lions.
Deserts might be renowned for their arid and hostile characteristics, but they are home to some incredible plants that have developed strategies to find and use the last droplet of water.
Nearly a third of coral in the Great Barrier Reef died during a nine-month period in 2016. The die-off was caused by high sea temperatures.
Researchers have accidentally improved a naturally occurring enzyme to enhance its plastic-eating abilities. The modified enzyme, which can digest plastic used in bottles, could help in the fight against pollution.
The Black Saturday bushfires were the deadliest in Australia's history. Nearly a decade on, they still haunt survivors.
On this week's eco@africa, we're focusing on extreme weather, from drought in South Africa to flooding in Germany.
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