A young Kenya entrepreneur has invented a way to produce briquettes from sugar cane waste. They burn longer and are cleaner than wood.
Oil and coal consumption around the world must be reduced if global warming is to be kept to 2 degrees maximum. It's cause for concern — and motivation for change. Is there an end in sight to fossil fuel energy?
California Governor Jerry Brown has emerged as the default climate leader for the US. At the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, Brown tells DW's Environment Editor Sonya Diehn what it takes to beat Trump on climate.
At the UN climate conference in Bonn, an alliance of 20 countries pledged to rapidly phase out coal in the coming years. Germany has not joined the group — although the reasons for abandoning coal seem to be oiling up.
We must wean ourselves off unsustainable economic growth if we are to cut greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, say some economists. But what are the alternatives to growth?
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